Josef Svejk on the bench - Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czechia
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N 50° 14.450 E 014° 18.657
33U E 450865 N 5565635
Quick Description: Literární postava spisovatele Jaroslava Haška v Kralupech nad Vltavou // Literary character of the writer Jaroslav Hašek in Kralupy nad Vltavou
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/27/2019 2:33:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM11HM6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
CZ: Socha na lavicce sedícího Švejka, který drží v nárucí pejska, má tvár filmové postavy ztvárnené Rudolfem Hrušínským (autorem románu Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za svetové války je Jaroslav Hašek a bylo podle nej natoceno 16 filmu, ve dvou z nich hraje Švejka práve Rudolf Hrušínský). Autorem sochy je sochar Albert Králicka z Nové Paky. Odhalena byla v roce 2017.

EN: The statue on the bench of sitting Svejk, who holds a dog in his arms, has the face of a film character portrayed by Rudolf Hrušínský (Jaroslav Hašek is the author of the novel The Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk During the World War, and according to him, 16 films have been made, two of which Švejk is played by Rudolf Hrušínský). The sculptor is the sculptor Albert Králicka from Nová Paka. It was unveiled in 2017.
Location description: Plaza between church and city office

Statue's Subject: Josef Švejk

Artist: Albert Králička

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
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