Sankt Gallen (Kanton)
Hauptstrasse / Neugasse
St. James Fountain
Saint James the Greater or James, son of Zebedee (d. 44)
one of the Twelve Apostles. Patron saint of pilgrims, soldiers and cavalrymen. Depicted holding a pilgrim's staff decorated with a scallop shell. His remains are in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain)
Louis Wethli Jr.
Bronze statue of St. James the Greater with staff and bible on a monumental fountain. In the pedestal is a bell, which rings at 11 am and 6 pm during the pilgrimage season.
- Louis Wethli Jr. (Zürich 1867 - Brusino Arsizio 1940),
Locatie (N 47°28'43" - E 9°29'26") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: chsg009; Photograph: 5 October 2014
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