Monday, November 27, 2017

St. Florian and a lantern


St. Florian ( protector of firefighters ) and a lantern in Völs am Schlern / Fiè allo Sciliar.

This post is linked to Monday Mural.

18 comments:

Sami said...

Had no idea there was a firefighters protector. Interesting mural.

The Greenockian said...

Beautiful!

biebkriebels said...

A nice piece of art on the wall.

Anonymous said...

There is even a saying: St. Florian, St. Florian, verschon dies Haus, zünd andre an! = St Florian, spare this house, light up another one! But on a more serious note you will find murals and statues to St. Florian all over Europe where German is spoken (possibly also in other languages but I am not sure about that), often in the vicinity of fire stations. If St Florian is depicted on houses it is often where a fire brigade commander lives or used to live. --- PS: I like the mural from the Dolomites!

Sharon Anck said...

I bet firefighters appreciate his help! Nice photo!

Taken For Granted said...

Fine looking mural and lantern. Looks like both could be from a much earlier century.

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Excelente trabalho fotográfico.
Uma boa semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

Tom said...

...firefighters need a saint!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Love the way you've composed this shot Karl ✨

William Kendall said...

Both suit each other well.

Lowell said...

I was going to ask if this was a fire station or perhaps a bar where firefighters congregate...but now I see it could be a house where a fire person lives. Very interesting. Love that lamp!

bill burke said...

Nice mural, Karl. I love that lamp too, it looks fantastic in this nicely composed photo. They work well together.

RedPat said...

Good ones! The firefighters need to have someone watching over them!

Lois said...

Very pretty!

Jack said...

Two pretty details.

EriKa Napoletano said...

Ho sempre ammirato gli affreschi che decorano le facciate delle vostre abitazioni.

Oakland Daily Photo said...

The entire composition is full of old world charm. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

italiafinlandia said...

Ancora una ottima composizione...

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