Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Paulsplatz
(Paulskirche)

Karl Freiherr vom und zum Stein

(known as "Freiherr vom Stein")
Nassau 1757 - Cappenberg 1831
Prussian statesman who introduced the Prussian reforms that paved the way for the unification of Germany
(Wikipedia)
Harold Winter
1931 (1950)

Frankfurt am Main /  Karl Freiherr vom und zum Stein

Description

Stone relief portrait with an inscription in the sandstone church wall.

Inscription(s)

heinrich friedrich karl reichs-
freiherrn vom und zum stein
geb. 26.oktober 1757. gest. 29.juni 1831
dem schöpfer der deutschen
selbstverwaltung. ehrenbür-
ger der vordem freien stadt.
widmet bei der 100. wiederkehr
seines todestages dieses ehrenschild
die stadt frankfurt a. main

Annotation

First unveiling at the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death on 29 Febr. 1931 (says Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, but that date does not exist). After renovation the plaque is unveiled agin on 28 Febr. 1950.

Frankfurt am Main - Karl Freiherr vom und zum Stein

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Location (N 50°6'40" - E 8°40'51")

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Item Code: dehs177; Photograph: 28 September 2014
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