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Armas Tirronen: Memorial to the dead who remained in Karelia, 1957. You may not use this photo for commercial purposes. © Photo: Helsinki Art Museum

Karjalaan jääneiden vainajien muistomerkki / Memorial to the dead who remained in Karelia

Artist Armas Tirronen

Hietaniemen hautausmaa, Helsinki

The bronze memorial depicts a nuclear family unit: mother, father and a small child. A slender cross rises high beside the figures. Armas Tirronen’s works in Helsinki include Mari of Käpylä and Good Samaritan at the Meilahti Church.

The work doesn’t belong to the collections of the Helsinki Art Museum.

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