Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Reinprechtsdorfer Straße 1C (5.)
(Theodor-Körner-Hof)

Sigurd Jacobsen

1882 - 1948
Danish barrister who during a visit to Vienna after World War I became aware of the miserable conditions of the children in the city and was a driving force in bringing Viennese children to Denmark
(Wikipedia)
Paul Peschke
1961

Wien /  Sigurd Jacobsen   Wien /  Sigurd Jacobsen

Description

Bronze head, sculpted by Peschke who was one of Viennese children brought to Denmark.

Inscription(s)

SIGURD                         
JACOBSEN
dänischer wohltäter
der wiener kinder
in den jahren
1918 - 1938

SIGURD                         
JACOBSEN
Danish benefactor
of the children of Vienna
in the years
1918 - 1938

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°10'55" E 16°21'25"

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