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West Canton Street Child

Artist:

Kahlil Gibran

Location:

James Hayes Park  

Location

James Hayes Park
United States
42° 20' 37.6116" N, 71° 4' 31.9296" W

Neighborhood:

South End

Type:

Sculpture

Year:

1993

Medium:

Bronze

Collection:

Boston Parks Department

Funders:

Description:

The Child is a young girl out for a walk, carrying her jump rope in her right hand. The half-life-size bronze figure is the work of the sculptor, Kahlil Gibran. He gave the work to Hayes Park in 1993 to honor Anne and James Hayes, for whom the park is named.

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