Topelius ja lapset
Topelius and children
Uudenkaarlepyyn maalaiskunta 1818 - Sipoo 1898
Swedish-speaking Finnish author, journalist, historian, and rector of the University of Helsinki who wrote novels related to Finnish history in Swedish
Bronze statue of Topelius sitting on a bench sitting a group of cheerful children eager to learn from the storyteller.
Ville Vallgren Paris 1909
d. uuranen / taidevalimo lauttasaari / 1931
The statue was made in 1909, but cast in 1931.
- Carl Wilhelm 'Ville' Vallgren, originally Wallgren (Porvoo 1855 - Helsinki 1940),
Finnish sculptor, who worked for a long time in Paris
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 60°9'48" - E 24°56'44") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: fi124; Photograph: 1 July 2013
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