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Peter Minuit

Wesel 1580 - St. Christopher (St. Kitts) 1638
Director of the Dutch North American colony of New Netherland, 1626-1631; generally credited with orchestrating the purchase of Manhattan Island, and therefore seen as founder of New York
(Wikipedia)
Hermann Kunkler
1963

Wesel /  Peter Minuit   Wesel /  Peter Minuit

Description

Statue of Peter Minuit throwing a lasso.

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PETER MINUIT
Dem Sohne unserer Stadt
der 1626 die Weltstadt
New York
und 1638 die amerikanische
stadt Wilmington gründete

PETER MINUIT
The son of our town
who in 1626 the metropolis
New York
and in 1638 the American
town of Wilmington founded

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Wesel - Peter Minuit

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Location (N 51°39'20" - E 6°37'21")

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Item Code: denw1051; Photograph: 2 August 2022
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