Marcus-Brunnen, Bremen

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    "The Marcus fountain in Bremen-Mitte is located on the Liebfrauenkirchhof. It was inaugurated in 1909 and has been a listed building since 1973. [1]Victor Marcus (1849-1911) was from 1887 Senator and 1907 and 1909 Bremen Mayor. In 1883 he donated the first Marcus fountain in the Bürgerpark and in 1908 the second Marcus fountain on the Liebfrauenkirchhof.The fountain on the Liebfrauenkirchhof was designed by the Berlin architect Heinrich Jennen in 1909 with sculptural decoration by the Munich sculptor Hermann Hahn. The ten-cornered pedestal and the fountain bowl are made of stone. The blue limestone fountain is ornately decorated with five bronze putti in the niches, with toys or animals from which water trickles. The inscription on the pelvis reads: "Donated by Victor Marcus. iur. Mayor MCMVIIII ", who at the Wellstock:" Give me alive water that I do not thirst forever (Jn. Ev. 4:15) ". [2] The fountain was intended to draw the attention of the pedestrians coming from the Sögestraße to the Moltkedenkmal, also inaugurated in 1909, from the same artists at the nearby Liebfrauenkirche.There was a taxi rank in the square for a long time, and the taxi drivers were caring for the well; that's why he used to be called the "taxi fountain". "Source: Wikipedia

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    • 03/26/2018

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Location: in Bremen, Germany

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