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Oberbergischer Kreis

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Tuchweber

Weaver

Franz-Otto Lipp
1985

Hückeswagen /  Tuchweber   Hückeswagen /  Tuchweber

Description

Statue of a weaver selecting cloth. The statue was erected on the occasion of the 900th anniversary of the granting of city rights.

Inscription(s)

der weber errinert
an die heimischen tuchindustrie
die über 5 jahrhunderte
das leben am ort prägte
hückeswagener tuche hatten weltruf
dieses denkmal wurde mit spenden von
bürgern im jahre 1985 zur 900-jahr-feier
der stadt hückeswagen errichtet
The weaver commemorates
the domestic cloth industry
that shaped the life in the town
for more than 5 centuries
Hückeswagen cloth had world reputation
This memorial was donated by
the citizens in 1985 for the 900th anniversary
of the town of Hückeswagen

Signature

franz o. lipp/85

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°8'56" - E 7°20'25")

Item Code: denw644; Photograph: 7 October 2018
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