Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Börseplatz (1.)
(Hermann-Gmeiner-Park)

Hermann Gmeiner

Alberschwende, Vorarlberg, 1919 - Innsbruck 1986
Austrian philanthropist and the founder of SOS Children's Villages.
(Wikipedia)
Paul Peschke
1993

Wien /  Hermann Gmeiner   Wien /  Hermann Gmeiner

Description

Bronze bust on a stone column. On both sides of the column are long concrete blocks with texts.

Inscription(s)

HERMANN
GMEINER

On the concrete block to the left:

ALLE KINDER DER WELT
SIND UNSERE KINDER

On the block on the right side are three tablets with the names of the sponsers.

Signature

Prof. P. Peschke

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 48°12'51" - E 16°22'0")

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