"River riders" sculpture by Ann Roberts
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- Black and white photograph of a model of the sculpture "River riders" by Ann Roberts, local artist and faculty member at Wilfrid Laurier University. Roberts was commissioned to produce the sculpture for permanent display in the University quadrangle.
- The sculpture "River riders" by Ann Roberts was unveiled in the Wilfrid Laurier University quadrangle on November 1, 1991. The commissioned piece features a man, a woman, and a parrot in a canoe. The sculpture depicts the river of life - the parrot represents the heavens above, and the rocks on which the canoe is poised suggest the earth below. The sculpture is 3.3 meters tall and 2.4 meters wide. The figures are cast in bronze, and the rocks in cement.
Wilfrid Laurier University is located in Waterloo, Ontario. It began in 1911 as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada. In 1924 Waterloo College was established, providing courses in post-secondary education. In 1960 Waterloo College became Waterloo Lutheran University, and in 1973 changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University.
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- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 12cm
Image Height: 17.1cm
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- Wilfrid Laurier University photograph collection
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Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
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- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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- Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
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- U57 Disc19
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