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Sankt Nikolaus

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra, patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, prostitutes, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, and students
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1885

Kevelaer /  Sankt Nikolaus   Kevelaer /  Sankt Nikolaus

Description

Stone statue of St. Nicholas. It is a gift of the people of Amsterdam to a hostel for pilgrims in Kevelaer. The statue was from the church of Sts Nicolaas & Barbara on Bilderdijkstraat (also named 'De Liefde'), built in 1885 and demolished in 1990.

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Location (N 51°35'4" - E 6°14'35")

Item Code: denw751; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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