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Monument aux victimes de Derrière les Voûtes

Monument to the victims of Derrière les Voûtes

Francisque Lapandéry
1951

Lyon /  Monument aux victimes de Derrière les Voûtes   Lyon /  Monument aux victimes de Derrière les Voûtes

Description

Stele with a relief of a mourning woman and a series of arches. 'Derrière les Voûtes' (Behind the arches') is the area of the Lyon peninsula south of the railway (on a viaduct with three arches).

Inscription(s)

AUX VICTIMES
de
DERRIERE LES VOUTES
1914-1918
1939-1945

And three extra plaques: 'A la mémoire des cinq martyrs lachement assassinés par les Allemands le 26 aout 1844', a plaque with two extra names and one with the text 'Stele erigee le 22-4-51 par les P.G. de Derriere les Voutes'.

Signature

jean dorel architecte
lapandery sculpteur

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 45°44'43" - E 4°49'24")

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Item Code: frra309; Photograph: 18 August 2018
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