Sculpture representing a grieving mother offering a bare breast to her lost child, whose helmet is laid, discreet and vain, on a laurel branch. She holds in one hand a flower wreath. On the pedestal the coat of arms of Montluçon.
A SES ENFANTS
victimes de la grande guerre
LA VILLE DE MONTLUÇON
reconnaissant et douloureuse
le 11 novembre 1922
Signed: H. Galy 1922
This figure is a variant of the more academic monument Guingamp by the same sculptor.
- Hippolyte-Marius Galy (Algiers 1847 - 1929),
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Location (N 46°20'20" - E 2°35'58")
Item Code: frau008; Photograph: 9 September 2011
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