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France
Reims
Marne

Champagne-Ardenne

Place Carnegie 2  
(Bibliothèque Carnegie)

Andrew Carnegie

Dunfermline, Scotland 1835 - Lenox, Mass. 1919
Scottish-American industrialist, businessman
one of the most important philanthropists of his era
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
Fonderie coopérative des artistes (Paris)
1928

Reims /  Andrew Carnegie   Reims /  Andrew Carnegie

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

andrew
CARNEGIE
1833 - 1919

Annotation

Carnegie had donated $200,000 for the building of a new library in Reims, the old one destroyed during World War I. The bust was bought in 1921 for 2,100 francs from the Fonderie coopérative des artistes de Paris and was inaugurated in the garden of the library in 1928.


Bibliothèque Carnegie with the Reims cathedral in the background

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°15'11" E 4°2'8"

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