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Ivar Huitfeldt

1665 - 1710
Danish Naval Hero
(Wikipedia)
F.E. Ring & Vilhelm Dahlerup
1886

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Description

Memorial column with Victoria on the top and four bronze reliefs on the foot, with Huitfeldt's portrait, his coat-of-arms, a ship and a text.

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Inscription(s)

Ivar Huitfeldt
og hans Mænd.
Kjøgebugt
4de October
1710.
Ivar Huitfeldt
and his men.
Køge Bugt
4 October
1710.

Information Sign

søhelten
ivar huitfeldt
1665-1710
af vilhelm dahlerup 1836-1907
og f.e. ring 1829-1886
opstillet 1886
københavns kommune
Naval Hero
Ivar Huitfeldt
1665-1710
by Vilhelm Dahlerup 1836-1907
and F.E. Ring 1829-1886
Erected 1886
Town of Copenhagen

Annotation

The memorial was designed by Vilhelm Dahlerup. F.E. Ring was responsible for the statue of Victoria, also known as the Spirit of Fame and Immortality, and for the reliefs , while Carl Brummer undertook the monument's architectonic design.

Old Postcard(s)

 
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Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 55°41'26" E 12°35'56"

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