Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Hämeenlinna
Kanta-Häme

Palokunnankatu 15
(Postitalon edusta - Post Office)

Nahkuri

The Tanner

Oskari Jauhiainen
1958

Hämeenlinna /  Nahkuri   Hämeenlinna /  Nahkuri

Description

Statue of a tanner, with hides on his arm and a tool, the so-called "stryykkäysrautaan".

Signature

monogram OJ 1958

Annotation

Unveiled 5 July 1958. It was placed in front of the post office, because while digging for the fundaments, they found tanned skins.

Hämeenlinna - Nahkuri

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°59'41" E 24°27'50"

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