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France
Narbonne
Aude

Languedoc-Roussillon

Boulevard Frédéric Mistral
(Jardin du Palais du Travail)

Monument aux morts de 1870-71

War memorial 1870-71

Théophile Barrau
J.A. Boeuf & Bouard Fondeurs (Paris)
1902

Narbonne /  Monument aux morts de 1870-71   Narbonne /  Monument aux morts de 1870-71

Description

Bronze sculpture group of a soldier firing a gun while he supports a wounded colleage, and a dead soldier at their feet. They are guarded by the Republic of France, represented by a woman with a Phrygian cap and a French flag.
On the sides of the pedestal medallions with relief portrait of a Greek warrior.

Inscription(s)

l' arrt de NARBONNE
à ses enfants
morts pour la patrie
en
1870-71
et
aux colonies

Signed: (statue) Th Barrau 1900
ja boeuf & cie Fondeurs (socle) th. barrau / statuaire paris
j. hallais / entr _ viel?

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°11'15" E 3°0'12"

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