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:
- Wohltätigkeit / Charity - Woman giving bread to a poor child.
- Arbeitsamkeit / Diligence - Woman with tools.
- Sparsamkeit / Economy - Woman and child with a money-box.
- Bewahrung des Ersparten / Preservation of savings - Woman and child, with a book "haupt-buch der spar-kasse 1821"
- Landwirtschaft / Agriculture - Farmer with plough.
- Handwerk / Craft - Carpenter with hammer and saw.
- Unterricht / Teaching - Female teacher with student.
Sources & Information
Location (N 53°37'55" - E 11°25'1")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: demv185; Photograph: 5 August 2016
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