OOSI Sculpture

Peace Memorial

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Linndale

00998 Peace Memorial.jpg

The 9-foot high statue is cast in bronze and standing on a 6-foot high pedestal. The front of the pedestal reads, ""Through Knowledge Peace."" Standing on a globe is a young soldier who has thrown his gun under his feet. Holding high the book of knowledge he was reading, a dove flies out with an olive branch of peace. On the globe, through cloads is the history of mankind's warfare, from sticks and stones , through spears and cavaliers, to guns and bombs. An adjacent wall is shaped as an open book with plaques inscribed with the names of soldiers killed in Vietnam. On the front is inscribed ""Peace to Mankind"" and ""Peace on Earth.""

Location: W. 119th Street & the Avenue of Peace

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: “Peace Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory, accessed December 17, 2018, http://oosi.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/998.

Dublin Core

Title

Peace Memorial

Description

The 9-foot high statue is cast in bronze and standing on a 6-foot high pedestal. The front of the pedestal reads, ""Through Knowledge Peace."" Standing on a globe is a young soldier who has thrown his gun under his feet. Holding high the book of knowledge he was reading, a dove flies out with an olive branch of peace. On the globe, through cloads is the history of mankind's warfare, from sticks and stones , through spears and cavaliers, to guns and bombs. An adjacent wall is shaped as an open book with plaques inscribed with the names of soldiers killed in Vietnam. On the front is inscribed ""Peace to Mankind"" and ""Peace on Earth.""

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Street

W. 119th Street & the Avenue of Peace

Installation Date

01/01/1975

Creation Date

01/01/1969