Bronze sculpture of a bull.
Munsterhjelm Suur Merijoki 19 17/III 13
The sculpture was made in commission for Maximilian Neuscheller of the Manor Suur Merijoki in Vyborg to immortalize the Ayrshire bull imported from Scotland. The bull was taken from Vyborg by Finnish soldiers during the second world war and donated to the town of Järvenpää.
Statue by John Munsterhjelm at the Manor House of Suur-Merijoki, Viipurin maalaiskunta. Photo taken 1928. The Manor House (now in ruins) was designed by Eliel Saarinen, Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren. The statue was carried 1944 to Järvenpää by two Finnish officers. The statue was so dear to them (Alec Hänninen, Picasaweb
- John Munsterhjelm (Jokela 1879 - Helsinki 1925),
Finnish sculptor, son of the painter Hjalmar Munsterhjelm
Sources & Information
Location N 60°27'38" E 25°5'18"
Item Code: fi071; Photograph: 29 June 2013
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