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Großherzog Ludwig IV. von Hessen und bei Rhein

Louis IV Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine

(Bessungen 1837 - Darmstadt 1892)
Grandduke of Hesse and by Rhine, 1877-1892
(Wikipedia)
Hans Damman
Bronzegießerei Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin)
1913

Bingen am Rhein /  Großherzog Ludwig IV. von Hessen und bei Rhein   Bingen am Rhein /  Großherzog Ludwig IV. von Hessen und bei Rhein

Description

Bronze statue of Grand Duke Ludwig IV in artillery uniform as the "leader of the Hessian Division that in 1870, at the railroad embankment close to Gravelot, heroically withstood volleys of French grapeshot, the leader at left keeping the binoculars in his rapier belt, remaining in a serene posture, in a soldierly, plain and composed manner" (Mittelrheinische Volkszeitung, 26 June 1913) (on information panel).

Inscription(s)

LUDWIG IV.

GROSSHERZOG von HESSEN u. bei RHEIN

Signed: hans dammann / grunewald-berlin
aktien-gesellschaft gladenbeck / berlin-friedrichshagen

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Locatie (N 49°58'11" - E 7°53'41")

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Item Code: derp218; Photograph: 1 October 2012
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