Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Großweikersdorf
Niederösterreich

Hauptplatz

Sankt Florian

Saint Florian

Saint Florian von Lorch (d. c. 304)
Roman officer in the province of Noricum (at present the region of Bavaria), responsible for organizing firefighting brigades. He is usually depicted pouring water from a pitcher over a fire
(Wikipedia)


1730

Großweikersdorf /  Sankt Florian   Großweikersdorf /  Sankt Florian

Description

Stone statue of Saint Florian, a Roman soldier with flag and throwing water from a bucket on a burning house. On the socle the coat of arms of Großweikersdorf.

Großweikersdorf - Sankt Florian

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°28'20" E 15°58'57"

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