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Austria
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Arne-Carlsson-Park (9.)

Elsa Brändström

St. Petersburg 1888 - Cambridge, Mass., 1948
Swedish philanthropist
(Wikipedia)
Robert Ullmann
1965

Wien /  Elsa Brändström   Wien /  Elsa Brändström

Description

Column with a relief portrait and text.

Inscription(s)

der grossen schwedin

ELSA BRÄNDSTRÖM
dem engel von sibirien
1888 - 1948

sie bewahrte
1914 - 1920
ungezählte
österreichische
kriegsgefangene
vor elend und tod
und widmete ihr
ferneres leben
der sorge für krieger
witwen und waisen

dankbare ehemalige kriegsgefangene
1965

The great Swede

ELSA BRÄNDSTRÖM
The angel of Siberia
1888-1948

She preserved
1914 - 1920
countless
austrian
prisoners of war
from misery and death
and devoted her
further life for
the care for soldiers'
widows and orphans

Grateful former prisoners of war
1965

Signature

r ullmann 1965

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 48°13'15" - E 16°21'13")

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