Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Amorbach
Lkr. Miltenberg

Bayern

Geisgraben / Am Stadttor

Kriegerdenkmal - 'Löwe'

War Memorial - 'Lion'

Eduard Steiger
1911

Amorbach /  Kriegerdenkmal - 'Löwe'   Amorbach /  Kriegerdenkmal - 'Löwe'

Description

Stone lion on a plinth. On the sides of the plinth are relief portraits, the text 'FELDZUG 1870/71' and the names of the 88 men who took part in the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71. On the front is the coat of arms.
The portraits are of:
  1. König Ludwig II. von Bayern (München 1845-in the Starnberger See 1886), King of Bavaria, 1864-1886 (Wikipedia).
  2. Kaiser Wilhelm I - (Berlin 1797 - id. 1888), King of Prussia (since 1861) and German Emperor (since 1861) (Wikipedia).

Amorbach - Kriegerdenkmal - 'Löwe'
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Amorbach - Kriegerdenkmal - 'Löwe'
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Amorbach - Kriegerdenkmal - 'Löwe'

Signature

entw. u. ausgef. e. steiger aschaffenburg

Annotation

Unveiled 24 September 1911.

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Fountain
  • Lion
  • Louis II (King of Bavaria)
  • Monarch
  • Steiger, Eduard
  • War Memorial (Germany - Franco-Prussian War)
  • Wilhelm I (emperor)
  • Location (N 49°38'39" - E 9°13'8")

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    Item Code: deby290; Photograph: 29 September 2014
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