The Alma statue is a bronze statue of a woman in a robe. She stood before the throne with her arms outstretched. The man to her right was wearing a blacksmith’s apron, representing work. To her left is a woman in a classical robe with a sun relief on the front. Alma Statue is placed outdoors and many people want to be photographed with it. Some people even change their clothes for it.
Alma statue mater faithfully pays tribute to the Campus community of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Alma statue, a 10,000-pound bronze statue created by sculptor Lorado Taft. The statue depicts a mother in academic robes flanked by two attendants representing “study” and “Labor”, named after the university’s motto “Study and Labor”. Conceived in 1922, the Alma mater was cast in 1929 by the American Art Bronze Foundry and paid for by the alumni Fund and class contributions from 1923-1929. It was crafted by Taft as “his gift to the university for the fiftieth anniversary of his graduation.”We also have many bronze statues for you to choose from, you can browse our product homepage to learn more. If you need help with any other questions, please feel free to contact us.