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Svatý Jan Nepomucký Relief

Saint John of Nepomuk relief

Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393
confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges
Petr Hartmann

Praha /  Svatý Jan Nepomucký Relief   Praha /  Svatý Jan Nepomucký Relief


Iron forged grid with relief on the spot where according to the legend St. John of Nepomuk was thrown from the bridge.

Praha / Sv. Jan Nepomucký Relief


Signed: petr hartmann fecit 2009



Locatie (N 50°5'11" - E 14°24'39") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: czpr055; Photograph: 18 February 2011
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