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Wipperfürth
Oberbergischer Kreis

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Bahnstraße
(an der Wupper)

Bergische Löwe

Lion of Berg

Michael Wittschier
2017

Wipperfürth /  Bergische Löwe   Wipperfürth /  Bergische Löwe

Description

Fiberglass plastic sculpture of a lion, painted red - the coat of arms of the Duchy of Berg is a red lion on a white shield.

The lion was a gift of Michael Wittschier to his Wipperfürth at the 800th anniversary of the town. Soon it was vandalised and replaced by a new statue.

Wipperfürth - Bergische Löwe

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Location (N 51°7'2" - E 7°23'29")

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Item Code: denw656; Photograph: 7 October 2018
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