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Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900

Frederick Ludwig Jahn character jug produced by Schierholz & Sohn of Plaue, Germany, circa 1900 among many other beer stein designs. Johann Friedrich Ludwig Christoph Jahn (1778-1852) was a German gymnastics educator and nationalist whose writing is credited with the founding of the German gymnastics (Turner) movement as well as influencing the German Campaign of 1813, during which a coalition of German states effectively ended the occupation by Napoleon's First French Empire. His admirers know him as "Turnvater Jahn", roughly meaning "Father of Gymnastics Jahn". Jahn invented the parallel bars, rings, high bar, the pommel horse and the vault horse. Frederick Ludwig Jahn founded the Physical Education Movement in Germany
in 1811. Disciples of Father Jahn, Dr. Karl Follen, Dr. Franz Leiber and Dr. Karl Beck
brought the Physical Education Movement to the United States in the 1800s. It then
flourished and moved into the school system as the first Physical Education programs in
the schools.

Maker:

Schierholz & Sohn

Germany

circa 1900

Model #:

character jug

Size:

large

Height:

6 1/4"

Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
Frederick Ludwig Jahn - Schierholtz & Sohn circa 1900
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