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Peppermint Woman

Annemarie Stein († 1940)
artist unknown
date?

Koblenz /  Pfefferminzje   Koblenz /  Pfefferminzje

Description

Statue of the Koblenz eccentric Annemarie Stein with a cat at her feet. The animal loving woman was making rounds of the bars in the city, to find the necessary money to feed the unowned dogs and cats of the town. Among her goods were Peppermints, which are called Pfefferminz in German. Because she was missing some teeth, she had trouble pronouncing the word correctly and thats how she got her nickname and was known all throughout the town. She died in 1940.

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Inscription(s)

PFEFFERMINZJE

Signature

Three monograms (? 4FW ?) and maria laach. Website says: "Ein Steinmetz aus Maria Laach".

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°21'40" - E 7°35'46")

Item Code: derp227; Photograph: 1 November 2015
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