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Święty Florian

Saint Florian

Saint Florian von Lorch (d. c. 304)
Roman officer in the province of Noricum (at present the region of Bavaria), responsible for organizing firefighting brigades. He is usually depicted pouring water from a pitcher over a fire
(Wikipedia)

1756

Nowa Ruda /  Święty Florian   Nowa Ruda /  Święty Florian

Description

Stone statue of St. Florian on a fountain on the corner of the town hall. On the pedestal the town's coat of arms and the year 1756.

Inscription(s)

ECCe
S. FLorIanVM
arDeat
(chronogram for 1756)

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Location (N 50°34'45" - E 16°30'5")

Item Code: plds010; Photograph: 3 September 2012
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