Jan III Sobieski Monument



ID number:
03929
Title:
Jan III Sobieski Monument
City:
Description:
Image description is temporarily available only in: Ukrainian
Subject:
Monument, public garden, administration building, people
Creator:
Adam Lenkiewicz
Publisher:
Unpublished resources
Date:
1938-1939
Format:
15х10 cm
Copyright:
Maryna Kursanova
Collection:
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The grand opening of the monument to the King of Poland took place on November 20, 1898. The monument was made by the famous Lviv sculptor Tadeusz Baroncz. After World War II, in 1950, the monument was moved to Poland where for almost twenty years it was located in Wilanowski Park in Warsaw while discussion continued about its appropriate location. In 1987 the monument to Jan III Sobieski was ceremonially unveiled on Wooden Market in Gdansk.