Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Mainz
Stadt Mainz

Rheinland-Pfalz

Saarstraße 21
(Universitätsgelände - Forum)

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)
(artist?)
1925/50

Mainz /  Johannes Gutenberg   Mainz /  Johannes Gutenberg

Description

Stone bust.

Inscription(s)

JOHANNES
GUTENBERG

ioanni gutenbergio primo artis
typographicae inventori ioanni
fusto et petro schoeffero primis
artis noviter inventae sociis
et completoribus veteribus
..ouilimis harum aedum quondam
'zum jungen' ubi ars typographici
suas natales et incrementa
habuit prima officina condita
perpetuae memoriae causa hoc
monumentum errectum est

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°59'42" E 8°14'40"

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