This marble statue of Wilhelm Tell was made by French sculptor Marius Jean Antonin Mercié (Toulouse 1845 - Paris 1916). Wilhelm Tell was a Swiss folk hero who lived in the Canton of Uri in the early 14th centuryand in 1902. Daniel Illfa Osiris (1828-1907), patron of Paris and officer of the Legion of Honor, donated the City of Lausanne this statue of William Tell, in memory of the home for soldiers of the army of Bourbaki interned in Switzerland in 1871.
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