Spring 2022 Monuments Class Projects
Architect/Sculptor of Monument
Hans Konrad Siegfried (Architect) Georg Ludwig Vogel (Inspired by)
William Tell, Wilhelm Tell, Statue of William Tell, Statue of Wilhelm Tell. Statues in Switzerland
99mm x 62mm
Name of Monument
Date of Completion or Dedication of Monument
City of Monument
Location within City
State/Province of Monument
Canton of Uri
Country of Monument
In Altdorf, Switzerland, this monument depicts Swiss folk hero William Tell with an arm resting on his crossbow and the other outstretched holding the arrow that famously shot the apple off his son’s head. The location of the statue is supposedly where William Tell shot the apple for his freedom. It was designed and sculpted by Hans Konrad Siegfried and was inspired by the Tell Statue on top of the Eidgenössisches Freischiessen Triumphal Arch in Zürich (pictured to the right), home to the first and largest shooting festival.
School of Art/Architecture
Original physical carte-de-visite is in the public domain. Digital copy scanned by Rod Library, ©2022 Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.
Original print carte-de-visite card is in the public domain; U.S. and International copyright laws protect this digital object. Commercial use of this digital object is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder.
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Rebsamen, Hanspeter, et al. The Inventory of Swiss Architecture 1850-1920. Vol. 1, ETH Library, 1984.https://www.e-periodica.ch/digbib/view?pid=ins-001%3A1984%3A1#195
Friedrich Von Schiller, Johann. Wilhelm Tell. Translated by Gilbert J. Jordan, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1964.