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.