Herge Statue - Angouleme, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege
N 45° 38.926 E 000° 09.478
31T E 278548 N 5058952
Quick Description: Herge is the father of "Tintin". La tete de Herge apercu lors du festival de la BD. Herge est le pere de Tintin.
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 3/2/2016 4:19:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMQMA5
Views: 28

Long Description:
Author, Architect or Engineer: Chang Chong-jen

In 1989, installed on the side of the National Centre of Comics and Image (now CIBDI) in Angouleme, a large bust of Hergé carved by Chang Chong-jen, his Chinese friend who had inspired The Blue Lotus forty -five years earlier.

In 2003, the pedestrian street of Angouleme is renamed "Hergé street", and on this occasion, the bust is installed in the same street, in the center of the city.

Auteur, Architecte ou Maître d'œuvre : Tchang Tchong-jen

En 1989, est installé sur le côté du Centre national de la Bande Dessinée et de l’Image (maintenant CIBDI) à Angoulême, un grand buste d’Hergé sculpté par Tchang Tchong-jen, son ami chinois qui avait inspiré Le Lotus bleu quarante-cinq ans plus tôt.

En 2003, la rue Piétonne d’Angoulême est rebaptisée "rue Hergé", et à cette occasion, le buste est installé dans cette même rue, en plein centre de la Ville.
Type of waymark: Sculpture/Relief

Which title does the waymark relate to?: Not relevant

Relevant website if any: [Web Link]

Physical address of item/location:
place Marengo
angouleme, poitou charentes france

Entrance fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

A true Tintin fan?: I have heard a little about Tintin

Other: Not listed

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