Hiroshima: Children's Peace Monument, figure at top of monument

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Title

Hiroshima: Children's Peace Monument, figure at top of monument

Subject

Atomic bomb--Hiroshima; Atomic bomb victims

Description

At the top of the monument, which is nine-meters high, is this bronze statue of a young girl, perhaps a reference to Sadako Sasaki. In her hands, she lifts a golden crane above her head. The crane carries dreams for a peaceful future. -- On the sides of monument are bronze figures of a young boy and another young girl.
Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

Contributor

Thiedeman, Michael
Earlham College

Rights

Material may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, and Earlham College. Photographer retains copyright.

Format

Image/jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

ecasia000866
ecasia_a_000866

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
6-Aug-45
Chugoku (region), Hiroshima (prefecture), Hiroshima (inhabited place)
7004499

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

709 w x 1200 h, 150ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/b9acfe54b1ccee1f437606b8d4558c06.jpg

Citation

“Hiroshima: Children's Peace Monument, figure at top of monument,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 16, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4217.