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Dä Geldersche Wend

The Geldern Wind

Wilhelm Hoselmann
2004

Geldern /  Dä Geldersche Wend   Geldern /  Dä Geldersche Wend

Description

Statue of a women standing in the widn, holding her hat and skirt.
"Dä Geldersche Wend" has long been a saying that is used by residents of surrounding villages to the present day. Ironically, it was intended to declare the "Geldrianer" as a show-off, a know-it-all, and a connoisseur. This popular opinion is also expressed in the song of the poet Schäng Kox, which is on a tablet near the statue.

Inscription(s)

On the base plate:
DÄ GELDERSCHE WEND
initiative · club gelre · historischer verein für geldern und umgegend e.v.

Dä Wend dor van Stroole
on ok dä van Veert
van Issum on Nieukerk
dän es all nex wert.
Et träckt so van onder
eck glöv ganz bestemmt
van Daag es an't waije
dä Geldersche Wend!
schäng kox
1901-1988

Signature

w. hoselmann 04

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°31'0" - E 6°19'24")

Item Code: denw728; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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