OOS Sculpture

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

1920 / Walter Rylander / St. Bernard

Soldiers sailors photo1.jpeg

Male figure wearing a World War I Doughboy uniform stands holding a rifle with bayonet at his proper left side. His proper right arm is raised, his hand clenching a grenade.

The statue is flanked by four additional short pillars (two on each side), each commemorating those who served in additional wars (including World War II, Vietnam, and the War on Terror). Each pillar is topped with a gold eagle figure.

Location: Vine Street and Washington Avenue

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: Walter Rylander, “Soldiers and Sailors Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/585.

Title

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Description

Male figure wearing a World War I Doughboy uniform stands holding a rifle with bayonet at his proper left side. His proper right arm is raised, his hand clenching a grenade.

The statue is flanked by four additional short pillars (two on each side), each commemorating those who served in additional wars (including World War II, Vietnam, and the War on Terror). Each pillar is topped with a gold eagle figure.

Creator

Date

1920

Subject

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

585

Location City

Location County

Location Street

Vine Street and Washington Avenue

Location Type

Media Base Depth

2 feet, 11 inches

Media Sculpture Height

6 feet

Media Sculpture Width

2 feet

Media Sculpture Depth

1 foot, 9 inches

Media Base Height

5 feet, 1 inch

Media Base Width

3 feet

Creation Date

1920

Materials

Inscription

Sculptor's signature located on proper right side of bronze bottom.
Inscribed on base:
"In memory of/our heroes of the/World War/1917 1918"