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Fassadenfiguren Ersparniß-Anstalt

Façade Statues of the Savings Bank


1857

Schwerin /  Fassadenfiguren Ersparniß-Anstalt   Schwerin /  Fassadenfiguren Ersparniß-Anstalt

Description

The seven figures on the façade of the Ersparniß-Anstalt (Savings bank) indicate the function of the building: no longer keeping your money in your house, but bring to the bank to create interest:

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    Lindenstraße:
  1. Wohltätigkeit / Charity - Woman giving bread to a poor child.
  2. Arbeitsamkeit / Diligence - Woman with tools.
  3. Sparsamkeit / Economy - Woman and child with a money-box.
  4. Bewahrung des Ersparten / Preservation of savings - Woman and child, with a book "haupt-buch der spar-kasse 1821"

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    Puschkinstraße
  1. Landwirtschaft / Agriculture - Farmer with plough.
  2. Handwerk / Craft - Carpenter with hammer and saw.
  3. Unterricht / Teaching - Female teacher with student.

Schwerin - Fassadenfiguren Ersparniß-Anstalt

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Agriculture
  • Carpenter
  • Charity (Charitas)
  • Craft (allegorical figure)
  • Diligence
  • Economy
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Farmer
  • Saving
  • Teacher
  • Woman with child
  • Location (N 53°37'55" - E 11°25'1")

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    Item Code: demv185; Photograph: 5 August 2016
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