Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Praterstern (2.)

Wilhelm von Tegetthoff

(Marburg an der Drau / Maribor 1827 - Wien 1871)
Austrian admiral
(Wikipedia)
Carl Kundmann
1886

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Description

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3.5 meter tall bronze statue of Tegetthoff on a c. 11 meter tall marble column, with six ship's bows. The column stands on a 5 m high pedestal with on the sides allegorial figures of Fame and Victory in chariots drawn by sea horses. On the long faces are bronze plaques with the names of sea battles: HELGOLAND 9. mai 1864 and LISSA 20. juli 1866.

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Inscription(s)

WILHELM
von
TEGETTHOFF
dem
heldenmüthigen sieger
seine
dankbaren mitbürger
1886

Annotation

Unveiled 24 September 1886.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 48°13'4" - E 16°23'26")

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