Quai du Mont-Blanc
(Rotonde du Mont-Blanc)
Impératrice et Reine Elisabeth
Elisabeth Empress and Queen of Austria-Hungary
Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie, Herzogin in Bayern
München 1837-Genève 1898
Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary as spouse of Francis Joseph I.
Bronze statue of the elegant queen on a pedestal of three steps.
On the steps:
ELISABETH IMPERATRICE D AUTRICHE, REINE DE HONGRIE
1898 - 10 SEPTEMBRE - 1998
On the back:
ASSOCIATION SISSI 1998 GENEVA
In 1898 the Austrian Empress Elisabeth 'Sissi' is stabbed to death by an anarchist soon after she left hotel Beau-Rivage in Genève. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of this assassination, Beau-Rivage and the association Sissi had erected this statue near the hotel.
- Philip Henry Christopher Jackson CVO (Inverness 1944),
(Wikipedia – Website).
Location (N 46°12'33" - E 6°9'2")
Item Code: chge039; Photograph: 5 June 2013
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