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Finland
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Paloheimon patsas

Paloheimo Memorial

Hjalmar Gabriel Paloheimo (until 1906 Brander)
Kangasala 1864 - Loppi 1919
Finnish industrialist, founder of H.G. Paloheimo Oy in Riihimäki
(Wikipedia)
Wäinö Aaltonen
1961

Riihimäki /  Paloheimon patsas   Riihimäki /  Paloheimon patsas

Description

Granite, triangular column with a bronze relief portrait of Paloheimo and four reliefs symbolizing the company's business of agriculture, brick production, wood and electrical industry.

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Riihimäki - Paloheimon patsas
agriculture
Riihimäki - Paloheimon patsas
brick production
Riihimäki - Paloheimon patsas
wood
Riihimäki - Paloheimon patsas
electrical industry

Inscription(s)

On the three sides at the top of the column:
H.G. PALOHEIMO

Signature

(the four reliefs): Wäinö Aaltonen

Annotation

Unveiled 11 September 1961.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 60°44'5" - E 24°46'46")

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