Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Helgoland
Lkr. Pinneberg

Schleswig-Holstein

Landungsbrücke

August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben

Fallersleben 1798 - Corvey 1874
German poet, best known for writing Das Lied der Deutschen, its third stanza now being the national anthem of Germany, and a number of popular children's songs
(Wikipedia)
Fritz Schaper
Bronzegießerei Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin)
1892

Helgoland /  August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben   Helgoland /  August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben

Description

Bronze bust with on its base the text "KLAR UND WAHR", on a granite column.

Helgoland - August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben Helgoland - August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben

The old column and information sign with old photo at the museum

Inscription(s)

heinrich hoffmann
von fallersleben
1798-1874

dichtete im jahre 1841
auf der insel helgoland
das lied der deutschen

einigkeit und recht
und freiheit sind des
glücks unterpfand

Signature

F. SCHAPER 1892
aktien-gesellschaft | vorm. H. GLADENBECK u. SOHN | bildgiesserei

Annotation

The bust stood originally an other column, which is now in the Helgoland Museum. This had the text 'Deutschland, Deutschland ueber alles 26 August 1841'.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 54°10'51" E 7°53'25"

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