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Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Columbusplatz (10.)
(Columbushof)

Medaillons von Columbus und Drake

Medaillons of Columbus and Drake


1864 or later

Wien /  Medaillons von Columbus und Drake   Wien /  Medaillons von Columbus und Drake

Description

Relief portraits of Christopher Columbus and sir Francis Drake in the façade.

Annotation

The house Columbushof (Columbus Court) is built in the second half of the 19th century on Columbusplatz (Columbus Square). At this square begins the Columbusgasse (Columbus Street, with a mosaik), named 1 December 1864. The Columbusplatz dates probably from the same year, although there is no official decision for this name.

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Location (N 48°10'56" - E 16°22'27")

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