Copernicus Monument in Warsaw, 1946

Title

Copernicus Monument in Warsaw, 1946

Subject

Destruction of Warsaw, surviving statues, symbols of Polish scientific achievement

Description

The statue of Copernicus stand amidst the rubble of post-war Warsaw, with two boys sitting on its pedestal. Symbol of Poland's / scientific establishment's fame and resilience.

Creator

Alex Chen

Source

Poland of Today. August, 1946 Issue. p. 9

Date

1939-1946

Type

Photograph

Files

Copernicus statue in Warsaw.jpg

Citation

Alex Chen, “Copernicus Monument in Warsaw, 1946,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed August 18, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/885.

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