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Image title: Berlin statue of Marx and Engels

Berlin statue 

of Marx and Engels

Ths statue of Marx and Engels is one of Berlin's most famous statues and a popular place for people to have their photographs taken. Manchester connection: Friedrich Engels lived and worked in Manchester and studied the plight of the working classes there. The statue is located in the area called Marx-Engels-Forum between the TV tower and the Spree.


The slightly comical double-life-size statue of Marx and Engels stands as a monument to Communism and its failures, though neither Marx nor Engels should be blamed.

Keywords

Title:
Berlin statue of Marx and Engels

Category:

Filename:
DeBMarxEngStat4906.jpg

ID number:
8125

Technical details:
Nikon D100 digital camera

Berlin, Marx-Engels-Forum, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Berlin, statues, art, DDR, GDR, East Berlin, Germany

Date created:
2004-09-06

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