Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Emden
Stadt Emden

Niedersachsen

Stadtgarten

Fürbringer-Brunnen

Fürbringer Fountain

Leo Fürbringer
Gera 1843 - Emden 1928
Mayor of Emden, 1875-1913
(Wikipedia)
Georg Küsthardt
1900

Emden /  Fürbringer-Brunnen

Description

Obelisk with a relief portrait of Fürbringer, flanked by statues of a fisherman and a dock labourer, standing in an oval fountain basin.

Emden - Fürbringer-Brunnen Emden - Fürbringer-Brunnen

Inscription(s)

Emden - Fürbringer-Brunnen

(portrait)

 

leo
fürbringer
oberbürgermeister
der stadt emden

Der
Oberbürgermeister
Leo Fürbringer
zu seinem 25jährigen
Ambtsjubiläum
am 19. Juli 1900
gewidmet
von der Bürgerschaft
der Stadt Emden
Emden - Fürbringer-Brunnen

Signature

Georg Küsthardt fec. Hannover 190?

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Commemorative Needle Column or Obelisk
  • Dock labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Fountain
  • Fürbringer, Leo
  • Küsthardt, Georg
  • Mayor
  • Location (N 53°22'2" - E 7°12'20")

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