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Ernst zur Lippe-Biesterfeld

Ernest II, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld

Oberkassel 1842 - Schloss Lopshorn 1904
head of the Lippe-Biesterfeld line of the House of Lippe. From 1897 until his death he was the regent of the Principality of Lippe
(Wikipedia)
Heinrich Wefing
1907

Detmold /  Ernst zur Lippe-Biesterfeld   Detmold /  Ernst zur Lippe-Biesterfeld

Description

Bronze statue of teh Regent, sitting on a throne. On the sides of the pedestal are two reliefs:

Detmold - Ernst zur Lippe-Biesterfeld
Entry of the Regent and his wife in Detmold, 17 July 1897 - in the background the Hermann Monument.

Detmold - Ernst zur Lippe-Biesterfeld
Probably this depicts Ernst's wife, Karoline von Wartensleben, caring for the poor

Inscription(s)

ERNST
graf und edler herr zur lippe-biesterfeld
REGENT
des fürstentums lippe
1897-1904
in liebe und dankbarkeit
errichtet vom treuen
lippischen volke

Signature

heinrich wefing fec. 1907

Detmold - Ernst zur Lippe-Biesterfeld

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Location (N 51°56'12" - E 8°52'44")

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Item Code: denw324; Photograph: 7 April 2014
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