Kolme seppää - The Three Smiths

Kolmensepänaukio, 00100 Helsinki

The Three Smiths, standing on Kolmensepänaukio in front of the Old student house and opposite of the Stockmann department store, is a statue by Felix Nylund from 1932. The statue is cast in bronze and its pedestal is red granite. The Latin text "MONUMENTUM - PONENDUM - CURAVIT - LEGATUM - J. TALLBERGIANUM - PRO HELSINGFORS A.D. MCMXXXII" is inscribed on the pedestal. The statue has been interpreted to symbolize for instance human labour and cooperation between people.