Alice Großherzogin von Hessen und bei Rhein
(London 1843 - Darmstadt 1878)
duaghter of Queen Victoria, married 1862 Ludwig IV of Hesse and by Rhine. Alice was a prolific patron of women's causes, especially nursing
Ludwig Habich & Adolf Zeller
Stone obelisk with at the base on the corners four female figures and on the faces olive trees with respectively:
- on the front a relief portrait of Grand Duchess Alice, and the name ALICE.
- on the sides a laurel wreath
- on the back a shield with the coat of arms of Hessen and the British royal coat of arms.
On the side faces are heads, which originally spout water.
von hessen und bei rhein
in verehrung liebe und
gewidmet von frauen
errichtet im jahre
Designed by architect Adolf Zeller, the sculptural work was undertaken by Ludwig Habich.
- Ludwig Habich (Darmstadt 1872 - Jugenheim 1949),
- Adolf Zeller (1871),
Sources & Information
Location (N 49°52'8" - E 8°39'7")
Item Code: dehs106; Photograph: 30 September 2012
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