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(Rīgas Valda Zālīša sākumskola)

Rīga ar skolas bērniem

Riga with School Children

August Volz

Rīga /  Rīga ar skolas bērniem   Rīga /  Rīga ar skolas bērniem


In a niche shaped as a Greek temple a woman with a crenellated crown - allegorical figure for the town of Riga - is flanked by two school children. On the school's website the sculpture is described as a mother holding a boy and a girl.


The school is built 1883 after design of the architect Reinhold Schmeling.


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Locatie (N 56°57'15" - E 24°6'39")

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Item Code: lv051; Photograph: 10 July 2013
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