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King Wladyslaw Jagiello

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  • Sculptor: Stanislaw K. Ostrowski
  • Architect: Aymar Embury II
  • Description: Equestrian figure (over life-size) on pedestal on base on terrace
  • Materials: Bronze; Milford pink granite
  • Dimensions: Figure H: 14'8"; Pedestal H: 10' W: 7'6" D: 11' 10"; Base D: 7'6"- 13'10"; Terrace W: 37' D: 43'
  • Cast: 1939
  • Dedicated: July 15, 1945
  • Foundry: Fon, FM, Italy
  • Donor: Polish government in exile
  • Inscription: KING JAGIELLO / W. LADYSLAW JAGIELLO / KING OF POLAND / GRAND DUKE OF LITHUANIA / 1386 - 1434 / FOUNDER OF A FREE UNION OF THE / PEOPLE'S OF EAST - CENTRAL EUROPE / VICTOR OF THE TEUTONIC / AGRESSORS AT GRUNWALD / JULY 15, 1410

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