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Kevelaer
Kreis Kleve

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kapellenplatz - Brunnenhof
(Sankt Marien Basilika, Innenhof)

Maria mit Kind

Saint Mary with Child

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)
Bert Gerresheim
2008

Kevelaer /  Maria mit Kind   Kevelaer /  Maria mit Kind

Description

Sculpture on the wall of the basilica: St. Mary supports Gnadenkapelle (Chapel of Grace) and the tower of the basilica, her son holding his hand protectively over it. At the bottom the date 3. März 1945, 3 March 1945, when the basilica was in danger since there were plans to blow up the tower.

Kevelaer - Maria mit Kind

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Location (N 51°35'4" - E 6°14'40")

Item Code: denw757; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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