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Martinsdenkmal

St. Martin's Monument

St. Martin of Tours
Savaria, Pannonia (now Szombathely, Hungary), 316 - Candes-Saint-Martin, Gaul 397
3rd Bishop of Tours. Around his name much legendary material accrued and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints
(Wikipedia)
Hans-Peter Fonteyne
2011

Aldekerk /  Martinsdenkmal   Aldekerk /  Martinsdenkmal

Description

Bronze sculpture of St. Martin sharing his cloak with a beggar. The statue is erected on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the 'Martinszug' (St. Martin's procession) in Aldekerk.

Inscription(s)

125 jahre
SANKT MARTIN
TEILEN U. HELFEN
VON 1886 BIS 2011
heimat- u. verkehrsverein aldekerk e.v.
entwurf h.p. fonteyne

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Location (N 51°26'16" - E 6°25'3")

Item Code: denw708; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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