Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Sokolov
Karlovarský kraj

Staré námĕstí 137

Karl May

Ernstthal 1842 - Radebeul 1912
German writer
(Wikipedia)
Vitĕzslav Eibl
2006

Sokolov /  Karl May   Sokolov /  Karl May

Description

Memorial plaque with May;'s portrait and an Indian.

Inscription(s)

KARL MAY *1842 † 1912

nĕmecký spisovatel
dobrodružné literatury
navštívil v letech
1869 a 1897 sokolov

KARL MAY *1842 † 1912

German writer
of adventure literature
visited Sokolov
in 1869 and 1897

Signature

v. eibl 05

Annotation

Unveiled 22 September 2006. Karl May's travel story "Christmas!" plays partly in Sokolov. The plaque is on the former inn Kremlink, the inn of the couple, Franz and Anna Scholz, which May in "Christmas!" made immortal.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°10'48" E 12°38'19"

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