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Honvéd-szobor

Soldier's Statue

Zala György
Compagnie des Bronzes (Bruxelles)
1893

Budapest /  Honvéd-szobor   Budapest /  Honvéd-szobor

Description

Cannon metal statue of a soldier with a flag, who is honoured with a laurel wreath by Victory - a winged female figure.

Inscription(s)

1849. május 21.

SZABAD HAZÁÉRT

21 May 1849

Free Motherland

Bronze palm branch with on a ribbon: A NEVTELEN HŐSÖKNEK (to the anonymous heroes); on the banner SZABADSÁG VAGY HALÁL* (Freedom or Death and on a bronze ribbon harcunk az igazak harca volt, győzelmünk a nemzet diadala* (The real battle was to win the National triumph).

Bronze palm branch with garland and text MAGYAR / NOK

* not seen or photographed by us.

Signed: cie des bronzes bruxelles

Annotation

Erected in memory of the freedom fighters who fought in 1848 in Buda Castle.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 47°29'58" - E 19°2'6")

Item Code: hubp057; Photograph: 7 September 2012
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