Nederlands wapen - Het Postkantoor - Bovenkarspel, the Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker
N 52° 41.862 E 005° 14.139
31U E 651070 N 5840988
Quick Description: Dutch state weapon in expressionist style above the doorway of the former post office of Bovenkarspel
Location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 9/7/2020 3:41:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM1339N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The former post office of Bovenkarspel has been made in 1921 in an expesssionist style. The architect was J. Crouwel (oudstedebroec.eu). Above the doorway is a piece of relief art in an expressionist style. Depicted is the Dutch state weapon along with the state motto 'Je Maitendrai', which is french for I will maintain. The state weapon is held by two stylized lions.
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1921

Where is this sculpture?:
Hoofdstraat 17
Bovenkarspel, Noord-Holland the Netherlands


Sculptors Name: architect J Crouwel, sculptor unkown

Website for sculpture?: Not listed

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