Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hannover
Region Hannover

Niedersachsen

Schloswender straße 1

Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (Mainz c. 1398 - 1468)
German goldsmith, credited with being the inventor of the mechanical printing press
(Wikipedia)
Carl Dopmeyer
1890

Hannover /  Johannes Gutenberg   Hannover /  Johannes Gutenberg

Description

Bronze statue of Gutenberg with a book in his hand, standing on a brick column attached to the building.

Hannover - Johannes Gutenberg

Inscription(s)

GUTENBERG

Annotation

The statue was originally part of a fountain. Since 1949 it is on the present location, the former 'book factory' of J. C. König & Ebhardt (presently university).

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°22'43" - E 9°43'20")

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Item Code: dens164; Photograph: 3 April 2014
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