Gutenberg snow globe


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Winter Wonderland in Mainz with Gutenberg

Standing in front of the renaissance-building "Römischer Kaiser", part of the Gutenberg-Museum, is the statue of Johannes Gutenbergs in a winter wonderland scenery.

Format 8 x 6,5 cm 

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