Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Magdeburg
Stadt Magdeburg

Sachsen-Anhalt

Gareisstraße

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)
Johannes Götz
Martin u. Piltzing (Berlin)
1901

Magdeburg /  Johannes Gutenberg   Magdeburg /  Johannes Gutenberg

Description

Bronze half figure of Gutenberg with a book.

Inscription(s)

Johann
Gutenberg

On the back a bronze coat of arms and text:

Magdeburg - Johannes Gutenberg die
buchdruckerschaft
magdeburgs
ihrem
grossen meister
24 juni 1900

Signed: j. götz
martin piltzing berlin

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°8'24" - E 11°38'22")

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Item Code: desa035; Photograph: 1 September 2012
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