Lithuanian Wall Plate, around 1980

This hand-carved wooden wall plate bears the Lithuanian text "Kur Bakuze Samanota kurioje gimiau". The words are taken from a poem by the Lithuanian patriot Pranas Vaicaitis (1876 – 1901) and loosely translate as “Where is the mossy hut where I was born…”

Museum reference:
COTSL-1992-189-5
Date:
1980
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Dullick, Frank · Bellshill, Scotland · Acquired by donor on visit to Lithuania. Donor is a prominent member of the Lithuanian community in Lanarkshire.
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