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Unexpected Visitor Sculpture (Odottamaton Vieras)

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Old street art

"Unexpected Visitor" is a relief consisting of six pieces of red granite from Åland. Suomi Mutual... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Mikael F
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Vantaa, Finland
Suomi block

The insurance company Suomi was established already in 1890, it's story came to an end only this... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Heli P
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Helsinki, Finland
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Jul 11, 2018
“Old street art”
Dec 31, 2017
“Suomi block”
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

"Unexpected Visitor" is a relief consisting of six pieces of red granite from Åland. Suomi Mutual Life Assurance Company commissioned it directly from the artist Wäinö Aaltonen in 1939.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed December 31, 2017

The insurance company Suomi was established already in 1890, it's story came to an end only this autumn. The great building opposite the Old Church was created in 1911 by famous architects Onni Tarjanne and Armas Lindgren as its headquarters. The company prospered growing into...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Heli P
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Dating from 1939 it was commissioned from the leading Finnish sculptor Wäinö Aaltone. It depicts two scenes. On the right is a farming family with the man feeding a horse and the woman cradling a baby. The left side shows an angelic like woman blessing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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