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Sankt Georg

Saint George

(ca. 275/281 - 303)
Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon
(Wikipedia)

Richard Kuöhl
1927

Rostock /  Sankt Georg   Rostock /  Sankt Georg

Description

Ceramic statue of St. George on the corner of the building. St. George is the patron saint against fire, builder was an fire-insurance company.

Signature

R.C. Kuöhl Bildhauer Hamburg

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Location (N 54°5'13" - E 12°8'26")

Item Code: demv120; Photograph: 4 August 2016
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