Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

Catalog No. 422

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

�La�t Kraft uns erwerben in Herz u. in Hand,
zu leben u. zu sterben f�r�s heil�ge Vaterland!�

(Let us acquire strength in heart and in hand,
to live and to die for the Holy Fatherland!)

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 for development of gymnastics equipment such as the parallel bars and pommel horse.

Text is taken from a song entitled �Ich hab� mich ergeben� (I Have Devoted Myself), written in 1820 by Hans Ferdinand Ma�mann.

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

MR 422
MR 422

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