Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bremen
Freie Hansestadt Bremen

Sandstraße 5 (Wihadistraße)
(Haus Vorwärts)

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)
(artist?)
1882

Bremen /  Johannes Gutenberg   Bremen /  Johannes Gutenberg

Description

Stone statue of Gutenberg reading in an open book in his left hand.

Annotation

This facade was built in 1882 after designs of Wilhelm Hermann Lüninghusen.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°4'31" E 8°48'36"

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