Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Helgoland
Lkr. Pinneberg

Schleswig-Holstein

Klippenrandweg

Berliner Bär

Berlin Bear

Hildebert Kliem
Bildgießerei Kraas
1967/1987

Helgoland /  Berliner Bär   Helgoland /  Berliner Bär

Description

Statue of a standing bear looking in the direction of Berlin, with on the pedestal the distance to that town: BERLIN 456 KM.
The original of this Berlin Bear was made in 1967 sponsored by the Federation of Berlin and Berlin Friends for the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik and placed there in a park. Castings there are among others in Rio de Janeiro, Berlin-Wilmersdorf and on Helgoland.

Signature

HKliem

Helgoland - Berliner Bär

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 54°10'49" E 7°53'10"

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