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Lindavia-Brunnen

Lindavia Fountain

Wilhelm von Rümann
1884

Lindau (Bodensee) /  Lindavia-Brunnen   Lindau (Bodensee) /  Lindavia-Brunnen

Description

Fountain of red marble with bronze sculptures. On a central column stands a bronze statue of the town's patroness, 'Lindavia mit dem Lindenzweig' (Lindavia with the Linden branch), holding a rudder. On the plinth is the coat of arms of Lindau (a linden tree). On the four sides of the basin are sitting allegorical figures representing the former economical pillars of Lindau:

Lindau (Bodensee) - Lindavia-Brunnen
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Lindau (Bodensee) - Lindavia-Brunnen
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Lindau (Bodensee) - Lindavia-Brunnen
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Lindau (Bodensee) - Lindavia-Brunnen
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  1. Schifffahrt - Navigation, a man with a rudder and an anchor
  2. Fischerei - Fishery, a man with a fishing net.
  3. Weinbau - Viniculture, a woman with grapes.
  4. Ackerbau - Agriculture, a woman with a scythe and a sheaf of corn.
The fountain was inaugurated om the occasion of the twenty-year reign of King Ludwig II.

Inscription(s)

errichtet
von
staat und stadt
im jahre
1884

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Agriculture
  • Fisherman
  • Fishery
  • Fountain
  • Lindavia
  • Navigation
  • Patron goddess
  • Rümann, Wilhelm von
  • Viniculture
  • Location (N 47°32'44" - E 9°41'4")

    Item Code: deby295; Photograph: 5 October 2014
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