Fassadenfiguren der Kaiserlichen Post
Façade sculptures of the Imperial Post Office
Above the side entrances of the post office are two pairs of sandstone statues of professions:
Schiffer / Fisherman
, with a large fish.
Bauer / Farmer
, with a spade and corn.
Schmied / Smith
, with a large hammer and whiping sweat from his forehead.
Schäfer / Shepherd
, with his stick and a dog.
The post office is built in 1902 by the architects Ernst M. Hake and von Rechenberg.
Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Sources & Information
(Kunst im öffentl. Raum).
Façade with statues (secular)
Location N 53°8'23" E 8°13'3"
; Photograph: 8 March 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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