OOSI Sculpture

Spirit of the American Doughboy

1920 / E. M. Viquesney / Warren

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This World War I memorial features one of the famous E. M. Viquesney Doughboys, which were massed produced during the 1920s and 1930s to honor the fallen and injured of the Great War.

The pressed copper statue is of an American soldier from WWI. He is in a forward stride motion and is holding a bayoneted rifle in his proper left hand while raising a grenade high up in his proper right hand.

Below the sculpture on the base there is a plaque that reads: Erected by Clarence Hyde Post No. 278 • American Legion • In grateful memory of those who served the United States in the World War • 1917 - 1918

Location: Veterans' Park, Mahoning, Main and High intersection

County

: Trumbull

Citation

: E. M. Viquesney, “Spirit of the American Doughboy,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed November 16, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1543.

Dublin Core

Title

Spirit of the American Doughboy

Description

This World War I memorial features one of the famous E. M. Viquesney Doughboys, which were massed produced during the 1920s and 1930s to honor the fallen and injured of the Great War.

The pressed copper statue is of an American soldier from WWI. He is in a forward stride motion and is holding a bayoneted rifle in his proper left hand while raising a grenade high up in his proper right hand.

Below the sculpture on the base there is a plaque that reads: Erected by Clarence Hyde Post No. 278 • American Legion • In grateful memory of those who served the United States in the World War • 1917 - 1918

Creator

Date

1920

Subject

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Veterans' Park

Location Street

Mahoning, Main and High intersection

Creation Date

01/01/1920