Bronze statue of Briand standing on a rock, on the sides or this rock are two bronze statues, one of a man on crutches, the other a woman with child. On the back of the rock is a bronze commemorative plaque with relief portrait (identical with the relief on the cemetery of Cocherel).
On the rock:
jusqu'a mon dernier souffle,
1882 - 1932
ce monument a ete erige
par souscription publique
a la gloire de
L'APOTRE DE LA PAIX
sur l'initiative de m. emile wolff maire de pacy-sur-eure
Signed (relief portrait): Emile Guillaume
f. barbedienne fondeur
Pacy is close to Cocherel, the village Briand 'discovered' in 1908 and bought a house in the village. He was buried in Cocherel (Cne d'Houlbec-Cocherel - the river Eure divides the village of Cocherel in a part belonging to Houlbec and a part to Hardencourt), there is also the bronze portrait. On the Hardencourt side of the river is a statue.
- Émile Oscar Guillaume (1867 - 1942),
Location (N 49°0'48" - E 1°23'19")
Item Code: frhn057; Photograph: 29 August 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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