Heinrich Karl von Dechen-Relief, Königswinter, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972
N 50° 40.208 E 007° 12.650
32U E 373570 N 5614670
Quick Description: Relief of Heinrich von Dechen on Monument in Siebengebirge.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 4/16/2017 4:22:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMVGC9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The monument in honor of the geologist Ernst Heinrich Karl von Dechen (25. March 1800 – 15. February 1889) commemorates a former patron of the region.
Dechen was one of the founders and the first chairman of the "Verschönerungsverein für das Siebengebirge". On the 25th of May, 1892 the VVS established the seven-metre-high monument from Drachenfelser Trachyt with a round bronze relief of his face.
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 5/25/1892

Where is this sculpture?:
Drachenfelsstraße
Königswinter, NRW Germany
53639


Website for sculpture?: Not listed

Sculptors Name: Not listed

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