Bust of Georg Thilenius

Albert Woebcke1928


Hamburg, Germany

Georg Thilenius, the first full-time director of the museum, received this bust on his 60th birthday, 4 October 1928. Created by Albert Woebcke, the work was installed in the foyer of the museum the same day.


  • Title: Bust of Georg Thilenius
  • Creator: Albert Woebcke
  • Date Created: 1928
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Publisher: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg
  • Rights: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg | Photographic Archive Collection
  • External Link: Homepage Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
  • Medium: marble
  • on display: Entrance Hall
  • Date of Acquisition: 1928
  • Context of Origin: Hamburg, Germany

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