Rhine River Souvenir

Catalog No. 2894

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

�Gruss vom Rhein�
(Greetings from the Rhine)
�Wisst ihr, wo die Linde stand?
Jedem Burschen wohlbekannt,
zu Godesberg am Rheine!�

(Do you know where the Linden stands?
Every fellow knows well,
at Godesberg on the Rhine!)

Central images depict: Drachenfels (Dragon�s Rock), a legendary mountain in the Siebengebirge range; and the Cologne Cathedral, one of the world�s largest and most impressive churches.

Text is from a poem �Die Lindenwirtin,� written by Rudolph Baumbach in 1876 and set to music in 1878 by Franz Wilhelm Abt, honoring �nnchen Schumacher (1860-1935), an innkeeper in Bad Godesberg, a village on the Rhine from which Drachenfels may be viewed. Her Linden inn is depicted on the left side above the text. Bonn�s landmark Beethoven Monument appears on the right side.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $20-$35
Ltd-color: $15-$25

MR 2894
MR 2894

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