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(St. Nicolaasplaats)

Sint Nicolaas

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra
(Wikipedia)


c. 1709

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Description

Pump with column with on top a statue of St. Nicholas with a book and three children in a barrel.

Saint Nicholas Legends

Saint Nicholas is depicted as a bishop, wearing the insignia of this dignity: a red bishop's cloak, a red miter and a bishop's crozier. Attributes often refer to two of the most famous legends:

Sources & Information

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Location N 51°13'12" E 4°24'21"

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