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Germany
Darmstadt
Stadt Darmstadt

Hessen

Grosse Bachgasse

Niebergall-Brunnen

Niebergall Fountain

Ernst Elias Niebergall
(Darmstadt 1815 - Darmstadt 1843)
German writer
(Wikipedia)
Well Habicht
1930

Darmstadt /  Niebergall-Brunnen   Darmstadt /  Niebergall-Brunnen

Description

Limestone fountain shaft of 3.1 m (10 ft.) with running water (still working) from a tube with a dog's head, at a the back a small dog drinking fountain (does not work). On the front Niebergall's relief portraig and on the other faces scenes from his works:
  1. ERNST ELIAS NIEBERGALL - Portrait of Niebergall.
  2. Datterich says to Dummbach: ich bin besser als mei ruf / des versicher ich sie!, 6. Bild, 11. Scene from Datterich (1841).
  3. es is dorch wie de schimmel / dorch die hecke! –, scene from Tollen Hund
  4. Spirwes says to Lisette: alleweil geht's bei mir / hinne enaus! –, 6. Bild, 1. Scene from Datterich (1841).

Darmstadt - Niebergall-Brunnen
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Darmstadt - Niebergall-Brunnen
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Darmstadt - Niebergall-Brunnen
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Darmstadt - Niebergall-Brunnen
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Annotation

Inaugurated 23 July 1930.

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Location (N 49°52'16" - E 8°39'29")

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