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Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

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Philipp-Reis-Denkmal

Philipp Reis Monument

Johann Philipp Reis
(Gelnhausen 1834 - Friedrichsdorf 1874)
self-taught German scientist and inventor. In 1861, he constructed the first make-and-break telephone, today called the Reis telephone
(Wikipedia)
Friedrich Christoph Hausmann
1919

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Description

Bust of Philipp Reis on a column flanked by two naked youths speaking with eachother by means of a telephone.

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Inscription(s)

PHILIP REIS
erfinder des
telefons
geboren zu
gelnhausen 1834
gestorben zu
friedrichsdorf 1874

zum gedächtenis
an die erste
vorführung
seiner erfindung
im frankfurter
physikalischen verein
20 oktober 1861

Signature

e. hausmann | 1919

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°7'4" E 8°40'48"

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