OOS Sculpture

Elephant, Toledo Zoo [Untitled]

1936 / Arthur Cox & George Carruth / Toledo

Elephant.JPG

Elephant carved from limestone with a chain on its proper left front leg. Trunk touches the ground.
Created by Arthur Cox. Later, the trunk was restored by local artisan, George Carruth.

Location: Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, 2 Hippo Way

County

: Lucas

Citation

: Arthur Cox and George Carruth, “Elephant, Toledo Zoo [Untitled],” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 22, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/391.

Title

Elephant, Toledo Zoo [Untitled]

Description

Elephant carved from limestone with a chain on its proper left front leg. Trunk touches the ground.
Created by Arthur Cox. Later, the trunk was restored by local artisan, George Carruth.

Date

1936

Subject

Source

Personal communication with the zoo's Educational Coordinator, Mitchell Magdich, June 22, 2021.
Ligibel, Ted. (n.d.). The Toledo Zoo's first one hundred years, Century of Adventure. (p. 54-55).

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

391

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Across from the Carnivore Cafe

Location Site

Location Street

2 Hippo Way

Location Type

Artist Notes

WPA Artisan

Media Base Depth

1 ft 3 in

Media Sculpture Height

3 ft

Media Sculpture Width

4 ft 6 in

Media Sculpture Depth

1 ft 3 in

Media Base Height

6 in

Media Base Width

4 ft 6 in

Creation Date

1936

Materials