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Jean-Gabriel Eynard

Lyon 1775 - Genève 1863
Swiss banker; chief of the philhellens community in Europe, and aided the revolutionaries financially
(Wikipedia)
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1907

Genève /  Jean-Gabriel Eynard   Genève /  Jean-Gabriel Eynard

Description

Bronze bust in a small temple-like structure annexed to the Palais Eynard.

Inscription(s)

AV GRAND
BIENFAITEVR
DE LA GRECE

les etvdiants hellenes
de la svisse
reconnaissants

ΤΩ, ΜΕΓΑΛΩ,
ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΗ
ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ

οι εν ελβετια,
ελληνες φοιτηται
ευγνωμονουντες

On the pedestal is an extra plaque, reading:

ΙΩΑΝΝΗ ΓΑΒΡΙΗΛ ΕΥΝΑΡΔΩ
εξοχω φιλελληνι
ηδε γλαξ ανατιθεται
εγι εκατονταετηριδι θανατου του
1863 - 1963
ενωσις ελληνιδων κυριων γενευης

A JEAN-GABRIEL EYNARD
eminent philhellene
cette plaque est consacree
pour le centenaire de sa mort
1863 - 1963
association des dames grecques
de geneve

Signed: monogram

Annotation

Inaugurated 4 May 1907.

Sculptor

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Location (N 46°11'58" - E 6°8'50")

Item Code: chge017; Photograph: 5 June 2013
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