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Césaire Levillain

Fresnoy-Folny 1885 - Grand-Quevilly 1944
director of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce of Rouen and resistance fighter
(Wikipedia)
Robert Delandre & H. Le Pecq
1961

Grand-Quevilly /  Césaire Levillain   Grand-Quevilly /  Césaire Levillain

Description

Stone statue/relief of Levillain with on his left sides symbols of education (books, globe) and on his right side symbols of resistance (guns, pistols, granates, a parachute).

Inscription(s)

CESAIRE LEVILLAIN
On the back side (difficult to read):
"ormir, pleurer, prier est egalement lache
"fais energiquement ta longue et lourde tache
"dans la voie ou le sort a voulu t'appeller
"puis apres comme moi souffre et meurs sans parler

Signed: r delandre / h lepecq / 1961

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Location (N 49°23'57" - E 1°3'26")

Item Code: frhn046; Photograph: 28 August 2011
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