Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

Catalog No. 700

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

“Gut Heil”
(Good health)
“Gepreisen sei die Turnerei.”
(Blessed be gymnastics.)

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 below the central image. The four Fs stand for “Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei” (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

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Full-color: $200-$300
Ltd-color: $175-$250

RH 700
RH 700

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