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Herford
Lkr. Herford

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Münsterkirchplatz 1
(Volkshochschule)

Landwirtschafts- und Realschule

Agricultural and junior high school

artist unknown
1896

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Description

The south and west façades show niches with allegorical statues:
  1. (south) Wissenschaft (science), woman with book.
  2. (west) Landwirtschaft (agriculture), woman with a flower garland.

Herford - Landwirtschafts- und Realschule
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Herford - Landwirtschafts- und Realschule
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The south façades also shows three medaillons with allegorical female figures with a cornucopia (agriculture), a book (science) and a caduceus (trade) respectively.

Herford - Landwirtschafts- und Realschule

Annotation

The building was erected in 1896 for the agricultural and junior high school, which moved in 1926.

Herford - Landwirtschafts- und Realschule

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Location (N 52°6'54" - E 8°40'17")

Item Code: denw294; Photograph: 2 April 2014
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