Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Sankt Kathrein am Hauenstein
Steiermark

Schulstraße

Peter Rosegger

(actually Roßegger)
Alpl, Steiermark 1843 - Krieglach 1918
Austrian writer and poet from the province of Styria. He was a son of a farmer and grew up in the forests and fields
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Sankt Kathrein am Hauenstein /  Peter Rosegger   Sankt Kathrein am Hauenstein /  Peter Rosegger

Description

Stone statue of Peter Rosegger sitting on a rock holding a book in his hand.

There is a second Rosegger monument in this village, we haven't seen it.

Inscription(s)

Ich bin ein armer Hirtenknab,
der Wald, das grüne Feld
mein Brotsack u. mein Birkenstab
ist meine ganze Welt
Peter Rosegger

Sankt Kathrein am Hauenstein - Peter Rosegger

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 47°29'20" - E 15°41'27")

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Item Code: atst126; Photograph: 13 September 2016
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