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Roger Kotoske's Untitled
Take Me There Maybe Later
  • Title

    Wynken, Blynken and Nod

  • Artist

    Mabel Landrum Torrey

  • Location

    Washington Park

  • Neighborhood

    Wash Park

  • Year

    1919

  • Artwork Type

    Public Sculpture

  • Material

    marble, cement, stone

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About This Piece

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 in a night dress, her chubby arms clasped around his neck. Nod is a tiny baby seated in the rear of the boat (shoe) nodding sleepily as the waves lap softly against the boat. The entire sculpture is placed on a oval shaped cement base. The sculpture was renovated in 1993.