Public Art

Elizabeth Allen Sopris Memorial; Sundial and Flagpole

The Sopris Memorial (a stone seat, a pool, and a small statue of a boy at whose feet is a bronze sundial) was another gift to Denver by S. T. Sopris in memory of his mother Elizabeth Ellen Sopris, in 1925. The memorial is just west of the pavilion, although the pool began to leak …

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Pinhorn Statue and Fountain

Little angel/cherub holding grapes and a bowl. Had a fountain attached to it originally. 

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On The War Trail

The second of two statues commissioned by renowned sculptor Alexander Phimster Proctor,  “On The War Trail” was presented to the City by Stephan Knight and dedicated in 1922.   The bronze sculpture depicts an American Indian riding bareback on a horse with a spear in his hand.  According to the IAS, models for the male figure were …

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Sea Lion Fountain

The Sea Lion Fountain, designed by Robert Garrison, was installed in 1922. The 60-foot by 30-foot basin features two bronze sea lions, being ridden by cherubs, facing each other from opposite sides of the pool.

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Elk Group and Buffalo

This mural painting features a herd of elk and a buffalo.

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The Ancient Mariner

This plaque by Robert Garrison is of a clipper ship.

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The Prospector

This painting by Allen True shows a man panning for gold. 

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Broncho Buster

This bronze by Alexander Phimister Proctor shows a cowboy on a bucking bronco.

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Wynken, Blynken and Nod

The statue is a depiction of the Eugene Field Children’s poem “Dutch Lullaby” and shows Wynken, Blynken and Nod rowing a wooden shoe through water. Wynken, the larger boy, is towards the front of the shoe in pajamas and is seated with a paddle in his hand. Blynken is a little girl standing behind Wynken …

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The Trapper

This painting by Allen True features a man on a horse.

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