Gymnastics Symbols

Catalog No. 553

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

�Frisch der Sinn, fromm der Herz, froh der Muth, Freiheit h�chstes Gut!�
(Fresh the spirit, pious the heart, glad the courage, freedom the highest good!)
�Gesunder K�rper, gesunder Geist, des Turners Ziel u. Streben heisst.�
(Healthy body, healthy spirit, the gymnast�s goal and aspiration.)

The �4F� symbol in the central image (lower right) represents a movement begun by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or �Turnvater Jahn�, who is credited with responsibility for organizing the first gymnastics clubs (Turn Vereine) in Germany during the early 19th century. 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 553
JWR 553

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