Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

Catalog No. 312

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

�Gut Heil!�
(Good health!)
�Froh der Sinn, fromm des Turners Herz,
frisch der Muth, Freiheit h�chstes Gut.�

(Happy the spirit, pious the gymnast�s heart,
fresh the courage, freedom the highest good.)

Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or �Turnvater Jahn�, is credited with responsibility for the rebirth of gymnastics in Germany during the early 19th century, and with organizing the first German gymnastics clubs (Turn Vereine), represented by the �4F� symbol displayed on both sides of this stein. The four Fs stand for �Frisch, Fromm, Fr�hlich, Frei� (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

JWR 312
JWR 312

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