1. Register Number: 13

    2. Address: 11 “Ivaylo” St., Veliko Tarnovo 5000

    3. Coordinates:

      43.081438, 25.633127

    4. Artist/Architect: Ivan Stamboliev

    5. Type of Site: Monumental decoration

    6. Name: “Labour”

    7. Other Names for the Monument: “The burning heart of Danko”

    8. Technique: Mosaic

    9. Materials Used: 

    10. Dating: 1980

    11. Monument Ownership: 

    12. Document Types:

    13. Cadastral Map Identifier:

    14. Regulation Plan Number :

    15. Affiliation to Other Cultural Monuments or Assemblages:

    16. Dimensions of the Monument (measurements): 

    17. Description – Analysis of the Type, Style & Iconography :
      The mosaic, located in the center of Veliko Tarnovo, was created with natural stones in five colours, each in several shades, and constructed on panels with a relatively even shape. The panels are well connected to one another with no retouch of the joints.

    18. Signature/Artist’s Initials: 

    19. Condition:
      The mosaic is in a good state of preservation but with surface contamination. The lower part of the mosaic is hidden by the advertising signs of a modern shop and there appears to be some water damage on the upper part.

    20. Conservation / Restoration: No

    21. Preservation Regimes according to Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage Act:
      In order to better present this work to the public, it is necessary to: clean the surface; provide for its regular maintanance and security; install lights for illumination; and add a plaque with the artist, title and year.

    22. Plans and Documentation Relating to Implementation: No

    23. Connection with the Environment: Favourable

    24. Primary Function of the Building: 

    25. Current Function of the Building: 

    26. Access: Public

    27. Observation Access: Unlimited

    28. Correspondence Between Initial Project Plan & Implementation:

    29. Comments/Other: