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The Three Smiths Statue

The Three Smiths Statue is a popular meeting place, the Green League has often located their election campaign quarters next to it and a Peruvian street music orchestra has performed in the area on many summers.

The top part of the bronze statue’s granite base is encircled by the Latin text monumentum – curavit – legatum – j. tallbergianum – pro helsingfors a.d. mcmxxxii (“The statue was erected with the help of a donation from J. Tallberg by Pro Helsingfors in the year 1932.

The statue was damaged in a bombing during the Continuation War in 1944. Marks of the damage can still be seen in the base of the statue, and the anvil has a hole caused by a bomb shrapnel.

The digital model is a part of the project Helsinki2020.

Client: Zoan - Finland URL: www.artstation.com/artwork/d38Ze