Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Friedberger Anlage

Simon Moritz von Bethmann

Frankfurt am Main 1768 - Frankfurt am Main 1826
German banker, diplomat and philanthropist
(Wikipedia)
Eduard Schmidt von der Launitz
Gebr. Lenz-Heroldt (Nürnberg)
1868

Frankfurt am Main /  Simon Moritz von Bethmann   Frankfurt am Main /  Simon Moritz von Bethmann

Description

Bronze bust on a granite pedestal with three bronze reliefs showing Bethmann's merits and an allegorical represention of Frankfurt honouring him.
  1. Francofurtia with a laurel wreath.
  2. Angel, with the text dem gegenseitigen unterrichte.
  3. A soldier and a man discussing.

Frankfurt am Main - Simon Moritz von Bethmann
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Frankfurt am Main - Simon Moritz von Bethmann
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Frankfurt am Main - Simon Moritz von Bethmann
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Inscription(s)

MOR. von BETHMANN

dem patriotischen
bürger
simon moritz
von bethmann
geb: 31.okt.1768
gest: 28.dez.1826

errichtet
1868

Signature

Ed. v. Launitz
Gegossen v. Gebr. Lenz-Heroldt Nürnberg 1868

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Angel
  • Banker
  • Bethmann, Simon Moritz von
  • Bust
  • Diplomat
  • Frankfurt am Main (allegory)
  • Launitz, Eduard Schmidt von der
  • Lenz-Heroldt (Nürnberg), Gebr.
  • Philanthropist
  • Location N 50°7'4" E 8°41'28"

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