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Dornumersiel
(Gem. Dornum)
Lkr. Aurich

Niedersachsen

Störtebekerstraße

He is buten bleven

He is lost at sea

Christian Eisbein
1998

Dornumersiel /  He is buten bleven   Dornumersiel /  He is buten bleven

Description

Bronze statue of a mourning woman with child. Below the statue two bronze plaques with the names of those lost at sea, 'Buten Bleven", since 1841 (we have photos of these plaques, contact us if you want to see them).

Inscription(s)

On the base "He is buten bleven"

Signature

Cr Eisbein fec. | 1998
Gestiftet von Ehrenbürger Jörn Dams.

Annotation

The statue stands on the brick wall along the road at the top of the sluice. In this wall are three stone reliefs with a sailing ship (signed zebel), the coat of arms of Dornumerseal (a perfoming bear on a sluice, see also the bear statue in Esens) with the date 1997, and a list of floods ('Schicksalssturmfluten) since 1362, respectively.

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Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 53°40'27" - E 7°28'32")

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Item Code: dens222; Photograph: 27 April 2014
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