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Public Art ID#
PA00183-PA00187
Title of Work
Pomona War Memorial
Artist
Johnson, Burt W.
Date Installed
11-Nov-23
Public Art Object Type
Commemorative Monument
Object Type
Sculpture
Pomona Location
In the middle of Garfield Park
Medium
Sculputure: bronxe; Base: granite
Description
A female figure of Pomona stands slightly behind a male figure with her right foot forward. She holds a sword with her outstretched right arm. Her left hand rests on the man's left shoulder, which reaches for the sword (currently missing). He wears pants, a partially-unbottoned shirt, and boots. She wesr a classical gown. At her feet is a horn of plenty. Dimensions: Aprox. 20ft. x 3 ft. 61/2 in. x 5ft.9in. including base. Inscription: 1917/1918 HERE WE ENDEAVOR/TO HONOR THOSE/FROM POMONA VALLEY/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR THEIR COUNTRY (On bottom right of sculpture). BURT W. JOHNSON, SR. (on back of base) CAST.BY.ROMAN BRONZE WORKS BKLYN signed Founder's mark appears. Administered by City of Pomona, City Hall.
Dimensions
25 x 6 x 5
Condition
good
Date Photographed
11/07/2007
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