Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Sachsenhausen
(Stadt Waldeck)
Lkr. Waldeck-Frankenberg

Hessen

Korbacher straße

Wolrad Kreusler

(Arolsen 1817 - Brandenburg an der Havel 1901)
physician and poet, wrote the patriottic song König Wilhelm saß ganz heiter
(Wikipedia)
Hans Dietzsch-Sachsenhausen
1911

Sachsenhausen /  Wolrad Kreusler   Sachsenhausen /  Wolrad Kreusler

Description

Bronze eagle with coat of arms of Waldeck-Pyrmont on a stone pedestal with on the front face a bronze portrait of Wolrad Kreusler. Under the eagle the years 1870-71, under the portrait 1911

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Inscription(s)

KREUSLER

Dem Dichter des Liedes
"König Wilhelm sass ganz heiter"
zum ehrenden Gedächtnis

On the other faces the names of "die mitkämpfer 1870-71 aus sachsenhausen" (among them Kreusler's son) and "die mitkämpfer 1870-71 aus o. werbe - alraft - n.werbe"

Signed: (eagle) h.h. dietzsch

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

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Location (N 51°14'40" - E 9°0'21")

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