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Sankt Elisabeth

Saint Elisabeth

Bratislava 1207 - Marburg 1231
princess of the Kingdom of Hungary, Landgravine of Thuringia; built a hospital where she herself served the sick; symbol of Christian charity
(Wikipedia)

c. 1435 (copy)

Kassel /  Sankt Elisabeth   Kassel /  Sankt Elisabeth

Description

Sandstone statue of St. Elisabeth with a church model in her hand, placed in a niche in the former St. Elisabeth Hospital.

Inscription(s)

1587
ST. ELISABET

Annotation

The original 15th century statue is in the Stadtmuseum. The year 1587 is the date of the present building.

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Location (N 51°18'49" - E 9°29'55")

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Item Code: dehs143; Photograph: 12 August 2013
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