Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Bregenz
Vorarlberg

Rathausstraße
(Rathaus)

Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes

Rulers of the Vorarlberg Region

Josef Boss
1898

Bregenz /  Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes   Bregenz /  Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes

Description

Five mosaic portrait medaillons in the main façade of the town hall:

Bregenz - Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes
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Bregenz - Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes
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Bregenz - Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes
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Bregenz - Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes
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Bregenz - Herrscher des Vorarlberger Raumes
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  1. kaiser avgvstus
    Augustus (63 BC - 14 AD), founder of the Roman Empire and its first Emperor, ruling from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD. Bregenz came in 15 BC to the Roman Empire (Wikipedia).
  2. vlrich i. gre. v. montfort
    Ulrich I. von Montfort(† 1287), count and Montfort, first count of Bregenz.
  3. kais. franz ioseph i.
    Kaiser Franz Joseph I von Österreich (Wien-Schönbrunn 1830 - Wien-Schönbrunn 1916), Emperor of Austria, 1848-1916 (Wikipedia).
  4. kaiserin m. theresia
    Empress Maria Theresia (Wien 1717 - Wien 1780), Consort of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Croatia, etc. (Wikipedia).
  5. herzog sigismvnd d.m.
    Si(e)gmund oder Sigismund Herzog von Österreich, genannt der Münzreiche (Innsbruck 1427 - Innsbruck 1496), archduke of Austria and ruler of Tirol from 1446 to 1490; acquired in 1451 half of the county of Bregenz (Wikipedia).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Augustus (emperor)
  • Boss, Josef
  • Franz Joseph I (emperor) of Austria
  • Maria Theresa of Austria
  • Monarch
  • Montfort, Ulrich von
  • Sigismund of Austria
  • Town Hall
  • Location N 47°30'12" E 9°44'48"

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