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Wergeland Monument, Island Park, Fargo, N.D.
Wergeland Monument, Island Park, Fargo, N.D.
TitleWergeland Monument, Island Park, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1908 and 1930
DescriptionA view of the Henrik Wergeland statue in Island Park in Fargo. The statue stands upon a base with an inscription that reads: "Henrik Wergeland, born at Christiansand, June 17, 1808, died at Christiania, July 12, 1945, lyric poet, father of Norwegian literature, friend of the poor and oppressed, champion of the weak against the strong, opened the doors of Norway to the Jews, the statue is a donation from Norway to the United States."
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectStatues and monuments
Parks and forests
Subject (LCTGM)Sculpture
Parks
Trees
Postcards
Personal NameWergeland, Henrik Arnold, 1808-1945
Vigeland, Gustav, 1869-1943
LocationIsland Park (Fargo, N.D.)
Fargo (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item NumberB0717B
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"Wergeland Monument, Island Park, Fargo, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Wergeland Monument was dedicated on June 17, 1908 and was sculpted by Gustav Vigland.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0717B)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0717B
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