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T.R. Field Šumavansky

 
 
T.R. Field Šumavansky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 24, 2009
1. T.R. Field Šumavansky Marker
Inscription. In Czech: Zde se narodil satirik T.R. Field Šumavansky 1891-1969

Translated, the marker reads: Here was born the satirist, T.R.Field Šumavansky (1891-1969).
 
Location. 50° 4.826′ N, 14° 24.961′ E. Marker is in Prague, Hlavní město Praha. Marker is on Ostrovní west of Voršilská, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Ostrovní 16, Prague, Hlavní město Praha 110 00, Czech Republic.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josef Charvát (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Albert Schweitzer (about 120 meters away); Vojtěch Hynais (about 150 meters away); Vojta Náprstek (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Novotny Footbridge (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Josef Mysliveček (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Johannes Kepler (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Church of St. Salvador (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prague.
 
Regarding T.R. Field Šumavansky. T.R. Field (real name Theodor Adalbert Rosenfeld, later Bohdan Vojtěch Šumavanský), was born in Prague on April 23, 1891, the son of a German-Jewish doctor. He graduated from business college in 1911, and then spent a year abroad
T.R. Field Šumavansky Marker - Wide Shot image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 24, 2009
2. T.R. Field Šumavansky Marker - Wide Shot
The marker is located directly above the doorway.
in England. Changed his name officially to Bohdan Vojtěch Šumavanský in 1923. In the 1930s, several of his volumes of satirical poetry were published under the pseudonym T.R. Field: Kosočtverce na ohradách (1930) , Kruhy pod očima (1933), and Lomikel na dlásnech (1937). He died in Prague on August 4, 1969.
 
Also see . . .  T.R. Field. Entry for Field in Slovník české literatury po roce 1945 (Dictionary of Czech Literature After 1945). In Czech. (Submitted on September 27, 2009.) 
 
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T.R. Field Šumavansky Marker - Wide Shot (looking east) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 24, 2009
3. T.R. Field Šumavansky Marker - Wide Shot (looking east)
The marker is on the yellow building on the right, just past the blue sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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