Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Svitavy
Pardubický kraj

Náměstí Miru

Fontána Svatého Floriana

Saint Florian Fountain

Saint Florian von Lorch (d. c. 304)
Roman officer in the province of Noricum (at present the region of Bavaria), responsible for organizing firefighting brigades. He is usually depicted pouring water from a pitcher over a fire
(Wikipedia)

1783

Svitavy /  Fontána Svatého Floriana   Svitavy /  Fontána Svatého Floriana

Description

Statue of Saint Florian, a Roman soldier with a flag and throwing water from a bucket on a burning house, in the center of an octagonal fountain basin. On the pedestal the date 1783.

Svitavy - Fontána Svatého Floriana

Tags

Location N 49°45'21" E 16°28'4"

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