Child with Book - Detroit Lakes, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O
N 46° 48.948 W 095° 50.765
15T E 282887 N 5188628
Quick Description: This statue is located north of the Detroit Lakes Public Library.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2020 6:06:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM12DJM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Child with Book was created as an aesthetically pleasing piece of artwork to commemorate 100 years of service at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. The Child with Book statue will remind the community of Detroit Lakes, and visitors to the area, of the history and importance of this Carnegie building. From Minnesota's Legacy: (visit link)

The statue looks like bronze but is made of concentrate, so that it can be climbed on.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Child with Book

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Hans Gilsdorf

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: September of 2015

Materials used: Epoxy-coated concrete

Location: Public Library

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