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Czech Republic
Mariánské Lázně
Karlovarský kraj

Goethovo náměstí  

Samuel von Basch

Samuel Siegfried Karl Ritter von Basch
(Praha 1837 - Praha 1905)
Austrian-Jewish physician who was best known as the personal physician of the emperor Maximilian of Mexico and the inventor of blood pressure meter
(Wikipedia)
Vitĕzslav Eibl
1987

Mariánské Lázně /  Samuel von Basch   Mariánské Lázně /  Samuel von Basch

Description

Bronze bust.

The bust is stolen on 6 June 2013.

Inscription(s)

Mariánské Lázně - Samuel von Basch mudr.
SAMUEL
BASCH
1837-1905

v mariánských lázních
v roce 1880 objevil
a prvni zavedl
dosud užívaný
způsob mĕření
krevního
tlaku

Dr.
Samuel
Basch
1837-1905

in Mariánské Lázně
he discovered in 1880
and first introduced
the blood
pressure
meter

Signature

v. eibl 1987

Annotation

The bust of Professor Samuel Basch was unveiled in 1930. During the Second World War, the bust was destroyed because of Professor Basch's Jewish origins, and used for war purposes. It was unveiled again on October 9, 1987.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°58'32" E 12°42'30"

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Item Code: czkv015; Photograph: 13 September 2012  / updated: 9 June 2013
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