University of Notre Dame

Search CurateND

Search criteria:

Department or Unit: University of Notre Dame remove × Collection: Architectural Lantern Slides of Germany remove ×
Clear all

List of files deposited in CurateND that match your search criteria

  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The Rathaus has a gabled south façade, the left gable belonging to the 13th-century wing, the right to the Renaissance wing (1570-1578) by Leonhard Weidmann; the rusticated loggia was added in 1681. Opinions vary concerning the extent to which Weidmann’s scheme was followed, as he did not qualify as a master craftsman until 1575. The town hall, one of the finest in Franconia, reconciles the traditional high gabled façade with the heavily stressed horizontals of the long side elevation, ex…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    St. George’s Fountain (Georgsbrunnen) which is above Herteriches Well (left) and the Jagstheimerhaus now (Marien Apotheke) face the south end of the Markplatz, or market square. The well, which is 8 meters deep, is the largest of the 40 wells in the city of Rothenburg. The decorations on the fountain date to 1608. The Jagstheimer House dates from 1488.

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank….

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Kobolzeller Kirche was the first permanent church built outside Rothenburg’s walls (1472).

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank. It is remarkable for being preserved as a complete 16th-century town bearing little evidence of later centuries, and for its intact fortifications (12th-14th century). The town became an Imperial Free City in 1274. The town was bombed in March of 1945, destroying…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The rusticated loggia was added in 1681.

    The Rathaus has a gabled south façade, the left gable belonging to the 13th-century wing, the right to the Renaissance wing (1570-1578) by Leonhard Weidmann; the rusticated loggia was added in 1681. Opinions vary concerning the extent to which Weidmann’s scheme was followed, as he did not qualify as a master craftsman until 1575. The town hall, one of the finest in Franconia, reconciles the traditional high gabled façade with the heavily stressed …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Sixteenth century German domestic architecture.

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank. It is remarkable for being preserved as a complete 16th-century town bearing little evidence of later centuries, and for its intact fortifications (12th-14th century). The town became an Imperial Free City in 1274. The town was bombed in March of 1945, destroying 306 houses, six public buildings, nine watchto…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank. It is remarkable for being preserved as a complete 16th-century town bearing little evidence of later centuries, and for its intact fortifications (12th-14th century). The town became an Imperial Free City in 1274. The town was bombed in March of 1945, destroying 306 houses, six public buildings, nine watchtowers, and over 2,000 feet (610 m) of the wall. Af…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Arcaded walkways run along the city walls. The open side offers views of houses, back yards, (here shown with firewood stacked against the wall) and occasional shops; the wall side has openings that the city’s defenders used. The Klingentor, the northernmost gate to the city, was built in 1395.

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank. It is remarkable for being preserved as a complete 16th-ce…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The two parts (gabled wings) of the Rathaus are connected by an arched passageway; the street level arch is on the left.

    The Rathaus has a gabled south façade, the left gable belonging to the 13th-century wing, the right to the Renaissance wing (1570-1578) by Leonhard Weidmann; the rusticated loggia was added in 1681. Opinions vary concerning the extent to which Weidmann’s scheme was followed, as he did not qualify as a master craftsman until 1575. The town hall, one of the finest in Fra…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The building in the right foreground now has half timbering detail above the string course.

    Jakobskirche was originally on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. In 1266 a chapel of the Holy Blood was consecrated. Rothenburg became an independent parish in 1286, and the church was subsequently rebuilt from east to west, starting with the east choir (ca. 1310), probably an extension of the Romanesque nave. In 1373 work began on the new nave. The architects Conrad Eschenbach of Nuremb…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    On the Galgengasse (Gallows Lane), the Weisserturm dates from 1204. There once was a moat on this side of the tower, but it was filled when the town was extended. The timber framed building with oriel attached to it is the former Judentanzhaus (Jewish Dance House). This was destroyed in the bombing of 1945 but has been reconstructed.

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank. It is remarkable for b…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    German town in Middle Franconia, Bavaria, with a population of 12,500, lying on a plateau 100 m above the River Tauber on its right bank. It is remarkable for being preserved as a complete 16th-century town bearing little evidence of later centuries, and for its intact fortifications (12th-14th century). The town became an Imperial Free City in 1274. The town was bombed in March of 1945, destroying 306 houses, six public buildings, nine watchtowers, and over 2,000 feet (610 m) of the wall. Af…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Located to the left of the high altar. To the right the open left wing of the altarpiece (Twelve Apostles Altar) is visible. The tabernacle is polychromed stone and dates from 1448. The Communion host is kept behind the small doors in the center.

    Jakobskirche was originally on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. In 1266 a chapel of the Holy Blood was consecrated. Rothenburg became an independent parish in 1286, and the church was subsequently rebuilt from east to west, starting w…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01