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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 145. 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 14, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1516.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 145. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1516

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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
Genre (AAT)
  • 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
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
Identifier exotic_201304_001
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Transcript The Castle, WalL and \ ,ns rurnishcd with hanging shutters, which had a hole pierced in them and were adapted therefore either to the fire of small pieces or of arquebuses. At intervals of every 120 or i 50 feet the interior wall is broken by quadrilateral towers. Some eighty- three of these, including the gate towers, can still be traced. What the number was originally we do not know. It is the sort of subject on which chroniclers have no manner of conscu e Hartmann Schedel Chronicle, for instance, gives Nuremberg 365 towers in all. that ther ; days in the year is of course sufficient proof of this assertion! The towers, which rise two or even three stories above the wall, communicated on both sides with the covered They are now used as dwelling-houses. On some of them be seen, projecting near the roof, two little machicoulis turrets, which served as guard-rooms for observing the enemy, and also, by overhanging the base of the tower, enabled the garrison to hurl down on their assailants at the foot of the wall a hurricane of projectiles of every sort. Like the wall wers are built almost entirely of sandstone, but on the side facing the town they are usually faced with brick. Ti. of the roofs vary from Hat to pointed, but the towers themselves are simple and almost austere in form in comparison with those generally found in North Germany, where fantasy runs riot in red brick. mbcrg towers were obviously intended in the first place for use rather than for ornament. ilel with the interior town wall there ran an . which, together with the former, enclosed a space, to which we have al I erred, varying from tit: breadth, very little about the original height and form o exterior wall. It suffered many changes and can no K 145