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Tell- oder Schuhmacherbrunnen

Tell or Shoemaker's Fountain

Wilhelm Tell
Swiss folk hero who lived in the Canton of Uri in the early 14th century
16th century sculptor
1522 (copy)

Schaffhausen /  Tell- oder Schuhmacherbrunnen   Schaffhausen /  Tell- oder Schuhmacherbrunnen


Polychrome stone statue of Wilhelm Tell, standing on the column of a fountain.


On the base of the statue:

1522 | nach derge | burt cristi
säle ren. 1962 figur ren. 1928


Of all Schaffhausen fountains, the columns and the the carrier of all figures are of painted stone. The remaining precious original sculptures were brought to the Museum zu Allerheiligen and replaced by facsimiles.


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Location (N 47°41'46" - E 8°38'13")

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Item Code: chsh004; Photograph: 1 October 2014
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