Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Genève
Genève (Canton)

Place de Neuve

Général Guillaume-Henri Dufour

Konstanz 1787 - Genève 1875
Swiss army officer, bridge engineer and topographer
(Wikipedia)
Alfred Lanz
Thiébaut (Paris)
1884

Genève /  Général Guillaume-Henri Dufour   Genève /  Général Guillaume-Henri Dufour

Description

Bronze equestrian statue of General Dufour in uniform raising his right arm.

Inscription(s)

G.H. DUFOUR
HELVET. DUX
mdcclxxxvii
mdccclxxv
érigé
par
souscription
nationale
mdccclxxxiv

Signed: A. LANZ
THIéBAUT FRERES Fondeurs

Annotation

Unveiled 2 June 1884.

Genève - Général Guillaume-Henri Dufour

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 46°12'4" E 6°8'36"

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