Karmeliterplatz / Christofsgässchen
Gutenberg an der Druckerpresse
Gutenberg at his Printing Press
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (Mainz c. 1398 - 1468)
German goldsmith, credited with being the inventor of the mechanical printing press
Sculpture of Gutenberg on his printing press. In the base plate is incised gvtenberg 21-6-2001 and millenniumsgabe der landesbank rheinland pfalz an die stadt mainz
- Karlheinz Oswald (Worms 1958), German sculptor in Mainz (Wikipedia).
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Item Code: derp181; Photograph: 1 October 2012
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