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Studentenbrunnen

Student's Fountain

Carl Burger
1913

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Description

Fountain with a circular central column with four reliefs and an octagonal base with eight reliefs.

Inscription around the central column:

GAUDEAMUS IGITUR JUVENES DUM SUMUS

(Let us rejoice, therefore, while we are young), a popular academic commercium song in many Western countries, mainly sung or performed at university graduation ceremonies.

The reliefs on the central column show allegorical figures for the four faculties.

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The reliefs on the base show various aspects of student life:

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nachtwan..
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wandervogel
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studentin
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au..ter | mensur
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die | ginder? wirtin
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zu | aska- | lon
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sesing?
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studie| ...er | jungling

Originally, there was a bronze student on top of the column.

Inscription(s)

Unreadable

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 50°44'3" - E 7°6'11")

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Item Code: denw451; Photograph: 14 September 2015
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