Laisvės alėja 102
(Kauno centrinis paštas - Kaunas Central Post Office)
Medalionas su Vytauto Didžiojo
Medaillon with Vytautas the Great
c. 1350 - 1430
Grand Duke of Lithuania, 1392-1430
Red granite commemorative plaque with two bronze medallions, one with a portrait of Vytautas the Great ('VYTAUTAS DIDYSIS 1430 1930'), in the background is depicted the Battle of Tannenberg, similar to that which is found on Polish artist Jan Matejko's famous rendition of the battle painted in 1878. The secons medal shows a map of Lithuania in the 15th century. These medallions are the both sides of a medal struck to commemorate the Vitautas the Great year 1930.
Portrait medaillon: P. Rimša
- Petras Rimša (Naudžiai 1881 - Kaunas 1961),
Lithuanian sculptor and medalist
Sources & Information
Location (N 54°53'52" - E 23°54'16")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: lt109; Photograph: 14 July 2013
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