Riga: Džordžs Armitsteds Piemineklis

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Located in the gardens opposite Latvijas Nacionālā Opera is the bronze statue of George Armitstead with his wife Cecilia Pychlau and their pet dog. Mayor of Riga from 1901-1912, Armitstead is heralded as one of the greatest leaders Riga has ever known.

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The bronze sculptures are the result of donations made by local businessman Yevgeny Gomberg and were unveiled by Queen Elizabeth II in 2006.