July 2, 2013

"Motherland" Washington DC

17th Street between D Street & E Street, NW
Washington, DC

Given to the Red Cross in 1991, it dominates the northeast lawn. “Motherland” is a heroic monument showing the full figure of a mother protectively embracing her child. Frederic Sogoyan, an Armenian sculptor created this gift from the Armenian people to commemorate American Red Cross relief services to survivors of the 1988 earthquake that devastated their country.

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