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Handel und Gewerbe in Hamburg

Trade and Commerce in Hamburg


1909-10

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Description

Two reliefs showing the the flowering of trade and commerce in Hamburg. The left panel shows a man with a horse, a woman with a basket of fruit, Hammonia - the Hamburg patron goddess - in a cart, a fisherman and a worker. The figures on the right panel are less clear, a woman with a laurel wreath in her hand, a man with a panther and a cogwheel (?), a bearded man with a hammer, a scholar an an artist?

Hamburg - Handel und Gewerbe in Hamburg Hamburg - Handel und Gewerbe in Hamburg

Annotation

The building is built 1909-10 by the architect Franz Bach.

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Location (N 53°33'5" - E 10°0'5")

Item Code: dehh030; Photograph: 5 March 2015
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