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Germany
Mainz
Stadt Mainz

Rheinland-Pfalz

Karmeliterplatz / Christofsgässchen

Gutenberg an der Druckerpresse

Gutenberg at his Printing Press

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)
Karlheinz Oswald
2001

Mainz /  Gutenberg an der Druckerpresse   Mainz /  Gutenberg an der Druckerpresse

Description

Sculpture of Gutenberg on his printing press. In the base plate is incised gvtenberg 21-6-2001 and millenniumsgabe der landesbank rheinland pfalz an die stadt mainz

Inscription(s)

Signed: oswald

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°0'7" E 8°16'20"

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Item Code: derp181; Photograph: 1 October 2012
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