Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Lapinlahdenkatu / Eerikinkatu
(Lapinlahden puistikko)

Ihminen nousee roskalaatikosta

Man rises from rubbish bin

Monument to Arvo Kustaa Parkkila (1905 - 1978), founder of Suoja-Pirtti ry, a support group for homeless alcoholics
Oskars Mikāns
2001

Helsinki /  Ihminen nousee roskalaatikosta   Helsinki /  Ihminen nousee roskalaatikosta

Description

Bronze statue of a man presenting his hand to shake.

Inscription(s)

ARVO KUSTAA PARKKILA
31.1.1905 - 28.9.1978
ihminen nousee roskalaatikosta

Signature

oskars / mikāns

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°9'58" E 24°55'55"

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