Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hamburg
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

Helgoländer Allee
(Kersten-Miles-Brücke)

Statuen an den Sockelpfeilern der Kersten-Miles-Brücke

Statues at the Base of the Kersten Miles Viaduct

Various sculptors
1896-97

Hamburg /  Statuen an den Sockelpfeilern der Kersten-Miles-Brücke

Description

Four sandstone statues at the corner pillars of the viaduct. The statues are not on the viaduct, but at the foot and only visible from the Helgoländer Allee under the viaduct.

SE
Hamburg - Statuen an den Sockelpfeilern der Kersten-Miles-Brücke

berend jacob
karpfanger
† 1683

1. Berent Jakobsen Karpfanger
1622 - Roadstead of Cadiz 1683
Captain of the Wapen von Hamburg
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Robert Ockelmann
Signed: r. ockelmann fec. 1896.

SW
Hamburg - Statuen an den Sockelpfeilern der Kersten-Miles-Brücke

kersten
miles
† 1420

2. Kersten Miles
† 1420
Burgomaster of Hamburg
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Carl Börner
Signed: g. börner fec. / 1897 - ausgeführt v. Müller Heider.

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Hamburg - Statuen an den Sockelpfeilern der Kersten-Miles-Brücke

simon von
utrecht
† 1437

3. Simon von Utrecht
Simon van Utrecht
Utrecht? - Hamburg 1437
Hamburg ship captain
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Carl Garbers
Signed: garbers fec. 1897 - Stein ausgef. / Müller & Heisler / C. Perth ? Bildhauer.

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Hamburg - Statuen an den Sockelpfeilern der Kersten-Miles-Brücke

ditmar
koel
† 1563

4. Ditmar Koel
1500 - 1563
Hamburg captain, burgomaster of Hamburg
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Wilhelm Giesecke
Signed: W. Giesecke fec. / 1896 - Stein ausgef. / Müller & Heisler / C. Perth ? Bildhauer.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bridge with statues
  • Garbers, Carl
  • Giesecke, Wilhelm
  • Karpfanger, Berend Jacob
  • Koel, Ditmar
  • Mayor
  • Miles, Kersten
  • Ockelmann, Robert
  • Sea Captain
  • Statue
  • Utrecht, Simon von
  • Location (N 53°32'50" - E 9°58'16")

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    Item Code: dehh010; Photograph: 6 November 2008  / updated: 25 November 2016
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