Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Herford
Lkr. Herford

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Brüderstraße / Gehrenberg

Jahrhundertbrunnen

Centennial Fountain

Bonifatius Stirnberg
1997

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Description

Fountain with several Herford characters:
  1. Mutter Grün (Mother Green), a 'flying trader' who sold haberdashery from her little cart.
  2. Trompeten Oskar (Trumpet Oskar), who liked to play for a beer a song on his trumpet. He was married to Mutter Grün.
  3. Herford Schausteller (Herford showmen), represented by two children in a carrousel rocket.
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The fountain is erected to commenorate the centennial of the public drinking water supply in Herford.

Inscription(s)

100 jahre
öffentliche
trinkwasser
versorgung
stadtwerke
herford gmbh
1996

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Boy and Girl
  • Fountain
  • Market woman
  • Rocket
  • Stirnberg, Bonifatius
  • Trumpet player
  • Woman with cart
  • Location N 52°6'52" E 8°40'23"

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