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Schachtbrunnen

Schacht Fountain

Franz Blazek
1913

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Description

Bronze statue of a shepherd boy (or gardener's boy) with a dog - the dog is the emblem of Quedlinburg - on the column standing in the centre of a hexagonal limestone basin. On the front of the column, is the Quedlinburg coat of arms and on the back was the family crest of the founder, a sailing ship with billowing sails (it is cut off).

Quedlinburg - Schachtbrunnen Quedlinburg - Schachtbrunnen

Inscription(s)

Originally, there was an inscription (we haven't seen it):

Seiner Vaterstadt Friedrich Schacht 1913.

Information Sign

SCHACHTBRUNNEN
gestiftet vom Kaufmann Friedrich Schacht
im Jahr 1911
restauriert mit Hilfe von Spenden des Freundeskreises
Rieter, Bochum
und der
G. & H. Murmann - Stiftung Troisdorf
Quedlinburg, August 1995

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Location (N 51°47'19" - E 11°8'24")

Item Code: desa067; Photograph: 11 August 2013
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