Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Székesfehérvár
Fejér megye

Városház tér
(Szent Imre templom)

Török kút

Turkish Well

Medgyessy Ferenc
1938

Székesfehérvár /  Török kút   Székesfehérvár /  Török kút

Description

Fountain with a relief showing a battle with the Turks.

Inscription(s)

1543-1688
szent istván állja itt mindig a vártát
Here was St. Stephen always been waiting for!

Signed: Medgyessy F

Annotation

From 1543 to 1688 the city was occupied by the Turks. The relief celebrates the 250th anniversary of the liberation from the Turks.

Unveiled on 19 May 1938, at the same time as the statues of Szent Imre, Kálmáncsai, Varkocs and Wathay at the 900th anniversary of the death of St. Stephen.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°11'28" E 18°24'34"

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