boyish figure represents the Christ Child in the guise of a pilgrim, with staff
and cloak, and the hat inscribed with the Monogram I. H. C. The cruciform halo adds
to the identity of the figure.
support symbolizes both land and water, over which He has traveled.
He carries the Bible and the gourd, and
His staff is marked with the Cross.
the background, near His head, an elderly traveler
is represented on his way toward the bright Gates of Heaven.
the border, breaking the cloud-like design at intervals, are
stars and shells, symbols of Baptism and Hope.
the base is the Memorial Inscription, "Henry and Margaret Edwards".
ARCHITECT: Cram and Ferguson
DEDICATED: April 4, 1928
DONOR: Harry W. Edwards Fund (Supplemented by Mr. Marcy Edwards)
HEIGHT FROM FLOOR: 20'
PRICE: $600 ($63/ft)
Photograph from the Cartoon