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Spitals Andun

Hospital Tony

Anthon Barthel († 1946)
Waldemar Kaspers
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Koblenz /  Spitals Andun   Koblenz /  Spitals Andun

Description

Stone statue of a man with flowers, accompanied by a child. Depicted is 'Spitals Andun' (Hospital Tony), a known figure in Koblenz, who lived in the hospital. Especially because on his name-day he walked slowly throught the old town, cardboard boxes and cigar boxes under his arm, his hat adorned with ribbons and flowers. Everywhere he was welcomed by the children with cheers.

Inscription(s)

SPITALS
ANDUN

Signature

Monogram JHH

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°21'40" - E 7°35'45")

Item Code: derp226; Photograph: 1 November 2015
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