Southern Suburbs, Plumstead, Corpus Christi
Petit & Gebruder Edelbrock (Firm)
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Corpus Christi Catholic Church: There are two impressive towers on both sides of the main entrance to the church in Wittebome. In the tower on the right hangs a nicely decorated bell from a German foundry. In between two decorative bands one finds the dedication of the bell. It reads HEILIGER SCHUTZENGEL MEIN LASS MICH DIR ANBEPFOHLEN SEIN 1931. The different words in the dedication are separated by small flowers. Just above the knee are three moulding wires. On the waist of the bell we find an emblem of the foundry. This dedication gives the impression that the bell was originally intended for a church that should have been dedicated to a Guardian Angle. Centrally in the emblem shape of a weapon one finds a bell. Above it there are two lines of which the top one if slightly curved. The text is Petit & Gebr. Edelbrock. Below the bell and more heavily curved one reads Gescher in Westf which refers to the place Gescher in Westfalen, Germany, where the foundry had its main locations and where currently the Deutsches Glockenmuseum is located.