Sculpture (visual work)
TitleOliver Hazard Perry
CreatorTurner, William G.
Statue of Oliver Hazard Perry by William G. Turner. Depicts Perry as young man going off to sea with belongings, hand stretched over head, faces right, windblown hair. Prototype for statue in Washington Square. Perry began his navy career in Newport; this statue in Eisenhower Park pays tribute to his brief connection with the city.
Credit LineNewport Historical Society Collection
Object Typesculpture (visual works)
SubjectsBattle of Lake Erie
Related People & OrganizationsTurner, William G. (associated)
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819 (associated)