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Sint Nicolaas

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra

c. 1709

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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:

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Location (N 51°13'12" - E 4°24'21")

Item Code: bean009; Photograph: 25 March 2011
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