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Volkach in Landkreis Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Peter Geist

 
 
Peter Geist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2016
1. Peter Geist Marker
Inscription.
Geburtshaus
des fränkischen Malers

Peter Geist

1816 - 1867

[English translation:]

Place of Birth
of the Franconian painter

Peter Geist

1816 - 1867

 
Location. 49° 51.835′ N, 10° 13.634′ E. Marker is in Volkach, Bavaria, in Landkreis Kitzingen. Marker is at the intersection of Oberer Markt and Dimbacher Strasse, on the right when traveling south on Oberer Markt. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Oberer Markt 7, Volkach, Bavaria 97332, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter Ochs, Metzler / Peter Ochs, the Butcher (a few steps from this marker); Und Davor ein Kapellchen und Almosenstock / And for that a Chapel and Begging Stick (a few steps from this marker); Bei einem Backofen / At the Baker's Oven (a few steps from this marker); Von Rechtswegen über das Menschenblut zu richten / A Legal Process Driven by Human Blood (a few steps from this marker); Pfarrkirche St. Bartholomäus / St. Bartholomew's Parish Church (about 150 meters away,
Peter Geist Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2016
2. Peter Geist Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the left corner of the inn, Weingasthof Rose.
measured in a direct line); Dettelbach City Hall (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); Dettelbach Synagogue (approx. 8.4 kilometers away); The Bacchus Inn (approx. 8.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Volkach.
 
Also see . . .  Peter Geist (Wikipedia.de). Peter Geist (*9. February 1816 in Volkach ; † 30th June 1867 in Würzburg ) was a Lower Franconian genre and church painter. In particular, his representations of everyday life, in which many contemporary costumes are shown, now hang in the Main Franconian Museum. (Follow link for original German.) (Submitted on December 19, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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