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Uferstraße 18
(Sophie-von-Brabant-Schule)

Lehrer und Schüler

Teacher and Students

artist unknown
1906

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Description

The main portal of the Sophie von Brabant school has a typan with a relief of a beehive and two bees. The keystone of the arch below shows the head of a woman (with trees in the background), and the capitals of the pilasters on both sides the head of a boy (also with trees) and a girl (with roses in the background). The side portal at the south side has on the keystone the head of an older boy, with oaks in the background.

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The school was built in 1904-06 after designs of the architect Heinrich Schlumpp. It was then named Friedrich-Ebert-Schule. When this school merged with the Theodor-Heuss-Schule the name of the new school became in 2014 Sophie-von-Brabant-Schule.

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Locatie (N 50°48'45" - E 8°46'37")

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Item Code: dehs288; Photograph: 8 October 2018
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