Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Eläintarhantie
(Tokoinranta)

Soihtu - Miina Sillanpään muistomerkki

The Torch - Memorial to Miina Sillanpää

Miina Sillanpää (originally Vilhelmiina Riktig,
Jokioinen 1866 - Helsinki 1952
Finland's first female minister (Minister of Social Affairs, 1926-27) and a key figure in the workers' movement.
(Wikipedia)
Aimo Tukiainen
1968

Helsinki /  Soihtu - Miina Sillanpään muistomerkki   Helsinki /  Soihtu - Miina Sillanpään muistomerkki

Description

Abstract bronze sculpture in whose shape a reference to a flame of light rising from a torch can be seen. It stands on a red granite slab with a relief portrait of Miina Sillanpää and text.

Inscription(s)

MIINA SILLANPÄÄ
1866 - 1952

Signature

soihtu / aimo tukiainen 1966-1968

Sculptor

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Location (N 60°10'50" - E 24°56'47")

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