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Heinrich von Stephan

Stolp, Pommern 1831 - Berlin 1897
general post director for the German Empire; reorganized the German postal service; founder of the Universal Postal Union in 1874, and in 1877 he introduced the telephone to Germany
(Wikipedia)
Wilhelm Wandschneider
1898

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Description

Sculpture of a terrestrial globe on a granite pedestal with a relief portrait oof Heinrich von Stephan.

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Inscription(s)

HEINRICH von STEPHAN
dem begründer
des weltpostvereins
seine dankbare verehrer
in mecklenburg.

ziel erkannt
kraft gespannt
pflicht getan
herz obenan.

Signature

h. struve, architect
w. wandschneider, bildhauer.

Sculptor

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Location (N 53°37'47" - E 11°24'44")

Item Code: demv178; Photograph: 5 August 2016
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