Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bad Ems
Rhein-Lahn-Kreis

Rheinland-Pfalz

Kurpromenade

Kaiser Wilhelm I

Berlin 1797 - Berlin 1888
King of Prussia, 1861 - 1888, and the first German Emperor, 1871 - 1888
(Wikipedia)
Paul Otto

1892

Bad Ems /  Kaiser Wilhelm I   Bad Ems /  Kaiser Wilhelm I

Description

Marble statue on a pedestal with two reliefs: and a text from the poet/diplomat Ernst von Wildenbruch (1845-1909).

Inscription(s)

KAISER WILHELM I.

errichtet 1892.

Hier, wo so oft er von Thaten geruht
um zu Thaten zu schreiten
Hielt sein dankbares Ems liebend
für immer ihn fest.
Ernst von Wildenbruch.

Signed: Paul Otto. Berlin 1892

Annotation

The only statue of Wilhelm I not in military uniform. Unveiled 7 May 1893.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Frederick III (emperor)
  • Monarch
  • Otto, Paul
  • Statue
  • Wildenbruch, Ernst von
  • Wilhelm I (emperor)
  • Wilhelm II (emperor)
  • Location N 50°19'52" E 7°43'17"

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