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Monument de la Victoire

Victory Monument

Alphonse Muscat
1925

Bourg-en-Bresse /  Monument de la Victoire   Bourg-en-Bresse /  Monument de la Victoire

Description

Allegorical statue of France as a woman with ears of corn and grapes, with above her the winged victory protecting her. It is placed in front of three arches, at the sides are walls with the names of the fallen in both world wars

The monument was later renamed 'Monument de la Victoire', also de dates 11 9bre 1918 and 8 MAI 1945 were added.

Inscription(s)

ce monument de la victoire
est l'œuvre de
Mr Auguste ROYER
Architecte
et de
Mr Alphonse MUSCAT
Statuaire
ce monument de la victoire
a ete remis a
Mr J. Jules BELLEY
Maire de la Ville
par
Mr Joseph DUPRE
President du Comite
le 5 Juillet 1925

Signature

A. Muscat

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

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Location (N 46°12'11" - E 5°13'14")

Item Code: frra289; Photograph: 17 August 2018
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