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Marktplatz

Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71

War Memorial 1866 and 1870-71

Theodor Josef Paffrath
Paul Stotz (Stuttgart)
1904

Biedenkopf /  Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71   Biedenkopf /  Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71

Description

Bronze statue of two soldiers, one standing and one lying, in a pedestal made of rough stone blocks. On the sides of the pedestal are text tablets and two portrait medaillons.

Biedenkopf - Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71
Kaiser Wilhelm I
(Berlin 1797 - Berlin 1888), King of Prussia, 1861 - 1888, and the first German Emperor, 1871 - 1888 (Wikipedia)
Biedenkopf - Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71
Kaiser Friedrich III
(Potsdam 1831-Potsdam 1888), King of Prussia and German Emperor from 9 March to 15 June 1888 (Wikipedia).

These portrait are not by Paffrath.

At the foot of the pedestal two dolphins and two seals spout water in a circular fountain basin.

Biedenkopf - Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71 Biedenkopf - Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71
Dolphins
Biedenkopf - Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71 Biedenkopf - Kriegerdenkmal 1866 und 1870-71
Seals

Signature

(portrait Friedrich III:) fremd??
Guss P. STOTZ Stuttgart 1904

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Dolphin
  • Fountain
  • Frederick III (emperor)
  • Monarch
  • Paffrath, Theodor Josef
  • Seal
  • Soldier
  • Stotz (Stuttgart), Paul
  • War Memorial (Germany - Franco-Prussian War)
  • Wilhelm I (emperor)
  • Location (N 50°54'41" - E 8°31'50")

    Item Code: dehs247; Photograph: 7 October 2018
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