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Knappenbrunnen

Miner's Fountain

Wolfgang Dreysse
Saigerhütte (Hettstedt)
1983

Eisleben, Lutherstadt /  Knappenbrunnen   Eisleben, Lutherstadt /  Knappenbrunnen

Description

Octagonal fountain basin with on the edge eight figures from the 800 years of mining industry. In the center stands a tree-like column. It was donated by the former VEB Mansfeld Kombinat on the occasion of the Luther year 1983.

Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
knappschafts ältester (Miners' union oldest)
holding a plaque with text.
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
hauer (Hacker)
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
treckejunge (Pulling Boy)
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
schmelzer (Melter)
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
bergrichter (Miners' judge)
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
hüttenschmied (Iron Worker)
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
bergsänger (Mine Singer)
Eisleben - Knappenbrunnen
bergmaurer (Mine Mason)

Inscription(s)

gestiftet
vom volkseigenen
betrieb
mansfeld kombinat
wilhelm pieck
1985

bildhauer
wolfgang dreysse

gegossen in der
saigerhuette
zu hettstedt von
fritz weissbrodt
und henry kutzner
Founded
by the national
company
Mansfeld Combine
Wilhelm Pieck
in 1985

Sculptor
Wolfgang Dreysse
Cast in the
Saigerhütte
at Hettstedt by
Fritz Weißbrodt
and Henry Kutzner

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Dreysse, Wolfgang
  • Fountain
  • Iron worker
  • Miner
  • Saigerhütte (Hettstedt)
  • Singer
  • Smith
  • Worker
  • Locatie (N 51°31'42" - E 11°32'33") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

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