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Topelius ja lapset

Topelius and children

Zachris Topelius
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
(Wikipedia)
Ville Vallgren
David Uuranen
1909/1931

Helsinki /  Topelius ja lapset   Helsinki /  Topelius ja lapset

Description

Bronze statue of Topelius sitting on a bench sitting a group of cheerful children eager to learn from the storyteller.

Inscription(s)

Z. TOPELIUS

Signature

Ville Vallgren Paris 1909
d. uuranen / taidevalimo lauttasaari / 1931

Annotation

The statue was made in 1909, but cast in 1931.

Sculptor

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Location (N 60°9'48" - E 24°56'44")

Item Code: fi124; Photograph: 1 July 2013
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