Public Art

Haglin Memorial

By William Conrad Severson
Category: Statue


The Haglin Memorial was donated to the zoo by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Haglin in memory of their young son, Christopher. The artist, William Conrad Severson, directed Christopher’s classmates in molding clay animals and insects, which he incorporated into the bronze sculpture.

Dimensions: 4′ x 2′ x 2′
Year completed: 1968
Material: Bronze
Owner: City of St. Louis
Donor: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Haglin

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