Monument commemorating the referendum of 1920, when the Carinthian choose to belong to Austria
Bronze globe (representing the Earth), which is open in the middle and showing some persons. The ball hangs revolvable in a triangular frame, with on the sides twice the word selbstbestimmung and at the front three relief portraits of:
- Woodrow Wilson 1846-1924: Thomas Woodrow Wilson (Staunton, Virginia, 1856 - Washington, D.C., 1924), 28th President of the United States (1913-1921)
- archibald cary coolidge 1866-1928: Archibald Cary Coolidge (Boston, Mass., 1866 - Boston, Mass., 1928), Professor of History at Harvard College and the first Director of the Harvard University Library; member of the United States Foreign Service, in 1919 head of the so-called Coolidge Mission, which was 'appointed by the American Delegation on 27 December and set up headquarters in Vienna'
- sherman miles 1882-1966: Sherman Miles (1882 - 1966), General of the U.S. Army, field member of the Coolidge Mission
- Jos Pirkner (Sillian, Osttirol, 1927),
Austrian sculptor, worked from 1951-1978 in Utrecht, then in Tristach bei Lienz (Tirol)
(Wikipedia – RKDartists&
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Locatie (N 46°37'16" - E 14°18'40") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: atka025; Photograph: 12 September 2016
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