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France
Bayeux
Calvados

Basse-Normandie

Place Charles de Gaulle

Fontaine de Poppa de Bayeux

Fountain Poppa of Bayeux

9th century
Poppa or Popée, daughter of Beranger, Duke of Bayeux, who became the wife of Rollo, the first Duke of Normandy
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)

1888

Bayeux /  Fontaine de Poppa de Bayeux   Bayeux /  Fontaine de Poppa de Bayeux

Description

Fountain with a statue of Poppa of Bayeux, as an allegorical figure representing the town of Bayeux.

Annotation

This fountain was built in 1888 with funds from a donation from Louis-Eugène Niobey (1808-1895), former mayor of the Bayeux.

Bayeux - Fontaine de Poppa de Bayeux

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°16'34" W 0°42'28"

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