Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hamburg
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

Am Baumwall
(G+J-Pressehaus, Vorplatz)

Hermes

Messenger of the gods and god of trade, merchants, and travel, in Roman (Mercurius) and Greek (Ἑρμῆς - Hermes) mythology
(Wikipedia: Mercury - Hermes)
(artist?)
date?/(2008)

Hamburg /  Hermes   Hamburg /  Hermes

Description

Cast iron (?) statue of Mercurius (Hermes).

Inscription(s)

Hermes

In der griechischen Mythologie Schutzgott der
Händler und der Reisenden sowie Götterbote.
Die Figur stand bis 2008 auf dem Gebäude des
Schiffsausrüsters Schmeding an dieser Stelle.

Gruner + Jahr AG&Co KG

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°32'41" E 9°58'48"

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