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Gubben Rosenbom staty, KARLSKRONA

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Posted on 07 April 2012


 Gubben Rosenbom staty

Sculpture - old Rosenbaum | Gubben Rosenbom staty

The well-known hero of the tale about the adventures of Selma Lagerlof Nils - old Rosenbaum - this is the old wooden stands at the entrance to Admiralty church.
It was hidden i

Фото 1. Скульптура — старик Розенбом. Швеция, Карлскруна

n his hat from the Niels formidable Bronze King.

At the entrance is only a copy of the sculpture, created in 1956 as the original, dating from the 1793 year, located inside the church.

In his hands, submitted to the poor, Rosenbaum holds a sign asking for alms, "humbly beg you - Though my voice is weak - Apply a coin, lifted my hat."
Downstairs contains a postscript from the Bible, reminding passersby that the care of the poor ranked among the works of righteousness.

Character stories M

ate Hindiksson Rosenbaum really existed. But he was not a sailor, and was working at the shipyard.
Mate was passionately fond of drink. He was often seen wandering the streets in search of liquor and money.
In the New Year's Eve 1717, Mate again begging coins from passers-by, but many knew of his passion, offered a sip of hot drink.
In the end, already pretty drunk Rosenbaum knocked at the house of the captain Agerbelke, and wanting to bow and thank you for help, he dropped his hat. The captain found it very amusing incident, saying: "If you want to get Rosenbaum gratitude, we must raise his own hat." These words came to mind Matsu, and he repeated exactly what was said the captain, coming to the next house. However, the owner of the house, the sculptor Kolbe, did not appreciate the high spirits and caustic words of a simple worker, and pushed him vzashey. After some time, Kolb

e felt remorse and went looking for Rosenbaum, but he was so scared sculptor evil that hid behind the wall of the church. There, the next day and found the poor old man who died from the cold.
They say that his sullen indifference Kolbe, and then created a wooden figure of the dead beggar, making it both a kind of piggy bank, where anyone could throw a coin, only raising his hat Rosenbaum.
This tradition continues to this day, and collects in a wooden Bosun funds go to charity.

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