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Baptiste Marcet - Gloire à travail

Le Puy 1883 - Allègre, Haute Loire 1964
Founder of the "Fédération nationale des Mutilés du travail"
Léon Lamotte
1979

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Description

Statue of a mutilated worker. The monument pays tribute to injured workers. It was commissioned and donated to the city of Amiens by the "Federation of the Disabled Labour". The base is built from blocks of Saint-Leu, a former industrial area in Amiens. On this basis include is the bronze portrait of Baptist Marcet, president of the Federation. with in the pedestal a bronze commemoritive plaque with relief portrait of Marcet.

Inscription(s)

On the plaque:

gloire
au
travail
baptiste      secretaire
MARCET      de la F.N.M.I.T.
honneur
a ses
victimes

Signed: lamotte

Information Sign

ce monument a ete inaugure le 23 septembre 1979
erigé par le groupement des mutiles du travail
du departement et remis a la ville d'amiens

Annotation

"Without hatred or rebellion, I sketch a gesture in silence So that you pass, you take conscience "Leo Lamotte

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 49°53'17" - E 2°18'8")

Item Code: frpi052; Photograph: 3 June 2012
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