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Žena s krčahom alebo nymfa Františka

Woman with Jar or Franciscan Nymph


1804

Bratislava /  Žena s krčahom alebo nymfa Františka   Bratislava /  Žena s krčahom alebo nymfa Františka

Description

Fountain with a central statue of a woman in ancient dress with a helmet, pouring water from a pitcher. On the faces of the square pedestal:
  1. Text 'Civium hospitum…'
  2. the coat of arms of Austria-Hungary
  3. Text 'S.P.Q. Posonien…'
  4. the coat of arms of Bratislava.

Inscription(s)

civium hospitum qve comodo
cura senatus l.r.q.
civitatis posoniensis
aquæ ductu lacuo erefecto
contractum ab anno mdxcii
quo esse coeperam.
mutavi tristem meliore
cultu squalorem
mdccciv
hæredutarii austriæ
imperii anno i ineunte
Bratislava - Žena s krčahom alebo nymfa Františka s.p.q. posonien ob lv
.te.. ccxx æd..
anno MD XC tra
vrbs moeniae extra
incendio conflacro
tarvm cladem hvnc
seclo s...
posteritatvi pere..
...
Bratislava - Žena s krčahom alebo nymfa Františka

Annotation

The statue is a copy, the original is in the town museum.

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Location (N 48°8'39" - E 17°6'28")

Item Code: skbr017; Photograph: 5 September 2012
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