Harriet Tubman (fourth cast) (Ypsilanti, MI)

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Title

Harriet Tubman (fourth cast) (Ypsilanti, MI)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Abolitionist--United States
American Midwest
Antislavery movements--United States
Michigan--History
Public art
Public sculpture
Underground Railroad

Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Subject (Object Type)
Commemorative sculpture

Description

Harriet Tubman is shown with a walking stick in her right hand and grasping the hand of a young boy with her left hand.

Creator

DeDecker, Jane, 1961-

Date

Dedication: May 21, 2006

Contributor

Friends of Ypsilanti District Library, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority, Ypsilanti, Michigan; and Pfizer, Inc., Ypsilanti, Michigan

Rights

Ypsilanti District Library, 229 West Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

Ypsilanti District Library, 229 West Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197, United States

Has Part

Bronze plaque on front of statue:
Harriet Tubman, 1820-1913. Led slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad earning her the name of ‘Moses of Her People.’ Bronze statue created by Jane DeDecker and installed in 2006.

Inscription on back:
"Children if you are tired, keep going. If you're hungry, keep going. If you're scared, keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going." Harriet Tubman

Has Version

Fourth cast

Extent

68.4 in. (173.736 cm.)

Medium

Bronze

Bibliographic Citation

"Library Plaza." Ypsilanti District Library. Accessed March 18, 2018, https://www.ypsilibrary.org/about/visit/ydl-michigan/library-plaza/.

"Harriet Tubman Statues by Jane DeDecker Across the US." Wander Woman Project. Accessed May 25, 2020, https://wanderwomenproject.com/places/harriet-tubman-statues-by-jane-dedecker-across-the-us/.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Physical Dimensions

68.4 in. (173.736 cm.)

Citation

DeDecker, Jane, 1961-, “Harriet Tubman (fourth cast) (Ypsilanti, MI),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed September 25, 2020, https://www.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/8.

Geolocation

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Harriet Tubman (first cast) (Mesa, AZ)