Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Duisburg
Stadt Duisburg

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Burgplatz 19
(Rathaus)

Karl der Grosse und Kaiser Wilhelm

Charlemagne and Wilhelm the Great

Fritz Heinemann
1897/1902

Duisburg /  Karl der Grosse und Kaiser Wilhelm   Duisburg /  Karl der Grosse und Kaiser Wilhelm

Description

Two stone statues in the façade of the town hall:
  1. Charlemagne
  2. Kaiser Wilhelm I (Berlin 1797 - Berlin 1888), King of Prussia, 1861 - 1888, and the first German Emperor, 1871 - 1888 (Wikipedia)

Inscription(s)

Karl dr Grosse
das / alte / reich
wilhelm dr grosse
das / neue / reich

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°26'7" E 6°45'40"

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Item Code: denw053; Photograph: 6 August 2009
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