"EARLY SETTLER"--LAKEWOOD, OH



Official Title of Installation, if any:

Early Settler mural

Your Name for Installation:

Materials Used:

Terra Cotta

Additional Materials Information:

General Description:

Designed by artist/ceramicist Viktor Schreckengost (1906-2008), this sculpture depicts an early Ohio settler thought to be Johnny Appleseed.

Technical Information (Size,mfg., etc.):

This was, and may still be, the largest free-standing sculpture in the world.

Year Created:

1954

Year Installed, if different:

Does Installation Still Exist?

Yes

If Not, What Happened?

State:

Ohio

City:

Lakewood

Location of Installation:

On the exterior wall of the Lakewood High School, 14100 Franklin Blvd. in Cuyahoga County.

GPS Coordinates:

41º28'50"N

81º47'26"W

Directions to Installation:

Additional Information, Websites, Citations:

http://www.lkwdpl.org/history/schools/t.htm

http://lakewooddailysnap.blogspot.com/2008_09_01_archive.html

(photos by Minerva Mouse from this website)

http://www.viktorschreckengost.org/

Submitted by and Year:

Michael Padwee (tileback101"at"collector.org), September 2010.