Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hamburg
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

Harburger Rathausstraße 2
(Gutenberghaus)

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)

c. 1920

Hamburg /  Johannes Gutenberg   Hamburg /  Johannes Gutenberg

Description

Name stone of the Gutenberghaus with Gutenberg's portrait flanked by two owls.

Annotation

In the early 20th century was this house the printing-workshop, bookshop, of Bernhard Reichelt.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°27'37" E 9°58'49"

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