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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 116. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 21, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1489.

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
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  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript The Story of Nuremberg round to the right, we enter the town by the Thier- gartnerthor. The right-hand corner house opposite us now is Albert Durer's house. W turn to the left and go along the Obere Schmiedgasse and the row of houses labelled Am Oelberg, till we arrive at the top of a steep hill (Burgstrasse). Above, on the left, is the Castle, and close at hand the " Mount of Olives" Sculpture (see p. 201). We may now cither go through the Himmels Thor to the left, or keeping straight up under the old trees and passing the " Mount of Olives " on the left, approach the large deep-roofed building between two t This is the Kaiserstallung, as it is called, the In stables, built originally for a granarv. The towr the Luginsland (Look in the land) on the ea the Fiinfeckiger Thurm, the Five-cornered tower, at the west end (on the left hand as we thus face it). The Luginsland was built by the townspeople in the hard winter of 1377. The mortar for building it, tradition says, had to be mixed with salt, so that it might be kept soft and be worked in spite of the severe cold. The chronicles state that one could see right into the BurggraPs Castle from this tower, and the town was therefore kept informed of any threatening movements on his part* To some extent that was very likely the object in view when the tower was built, but chiefly it must have been intern! name indicates, to afford a far look-out into the surrounding country. The granary or Kaiserstallung, as it ejsjj called later, was erected in 1494, and is referred to by Hans Behaim as lying between the Five-corner the Luginsland Towers. Inside the former thei museum of curiosities (Hans Sachs' harp) and the famous collection of instruments of torture and the Maiden (Eiserne Jungfrau), to which we shall refer at greater length in the next chapter. The open space 1 16