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Josef Ressel

Chrudim 1793 - Ljubljana 1857
Czech Austrian forester and inventor who designed one of the first working ship's propeller
(Wikipedia)
Anton Dominik Fernkorn
1863

Wien /  Josef Ressel   Wien /  Josef Ressel

Description

Bronze statue of Ressel with his had leaning on a ship's propellor.

Inscription(s)

IOSEPHO RESSEL
patria avstriaco

qvi omnivm prior
rotam cochlidem
pyroscaphis propellendis
adplicvit
anno m.dccc.xxvii.

monumentvm posit m.dccc.lxii

Signature

A. Fernkorn fecit in / Wien 1861.

Sculptor

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Location (N 48°11'57" - E 16°22'12")

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