Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Mannerheimintie 15

Sokerityttö

The Sugar Girl

Viljo Savikurki
1956

Helsinki /  Sokerityttö   Helsinki /  Sokerityttö

Description

Bronze statue of a girl playing with a dog and offering it a sugarcube.

Inscription(s)

suomen sokeriteollisuus
finlands sockerindustri
1756 - 1956

Signature

viljo savikurki 1956

Annotation

The model for the girl was a 12 year-old school girl named Seija Hänninen. Unveiled on 15 August 1956 at 200th anniversary of the the Finnish Sugar Co. Ltd.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°10'48" E 24°55'43"

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