Statues - Hither & Thither

Croatia
Zagreb
Grad Zagreb

Trg maršala Tita

Đuro Deželić

Ivanić-Grad 1838 - Zagreb 1907
Croatian writer, member of the Zagreb city council and deputy mayor of Zagreb. In 1868 he established the Croatian firefighting service
(Wikipedia)
Frane Cota
1937

Zagreb /  Đuro Deželić   Zagreb /  Đuro Deželić

Description

Bronze half figure of Deželić in uniform holding a sword/sabre(?).
The statue stood originally in front of the fire station and was later placed on the present site (during the construction of the building is was temporarily placed in the courtyard of the fire station at Savska cesta 1.

Inscription(s)

napre za rod i dom!

[firefigher's helmet]

otac i preporoditelj hrv. vatrogastva
ÐURO STJEPAN DEŽELIĆ,
hrv. književnik i grad. senator

hrvatski vatrogasci 1937.

Hoods for gender and home!

 

Father and reformer of Croatian firefighting
ÐURO STJEPAN DEŽELIĆ,
Croatian writer and city senator

Croatian Firefighters 1937

Signature

cota

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 45°48'36" E 15°58'7"

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