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Adalbert Lanna

Karl Adalbert Ritter von Lanna
(České Budějovice 1805 - Praha 1866)
Bohemian industrialist and railway engineer
(Wikipedia)
Franz Pönninger
1879

České Budějovice /  Vojtěch Lanna   České Budějovice /  Vojtěch Lanna

Description

Bronze statue of Lanna on a high pedestal in two sections. The upper section is circular and had a bronze relief around it, showing important parts of Lanna's life, the lower section is square and has bronze decorations with texts.

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Inscription(s)

ADALBERT LANNA Freudig und rastlos schaffend
entrang Er dem Bodem die Schätze
ebnet den Fluthen die Bahn
sie zu tragen ans Meer.
gewidmet
von der
stadt budweis
1879
Warmherzig gab er der Heimath
Rath, Hilfe und Beispiel,
ihrer Jugend das Beste:
eine Stätte der Bildung.

Annotation

Unveiled 25 May 1879.

P.S. 12 September 2012 was a rainy day... The photos are therefore not as good as usual.

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 48°58'29" - E 14°28'42")

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Item Code: czjc008; Photograph: 12 September 2012
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