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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 148. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 16, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1519.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 148. 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/1519

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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 Story of Nuremberg thrown up at some '.ittle distance from the town about the middle of the fifteenth century, in the time of the first Marggravian war. The Landivehr was a ditch with an earthen parapet strengthened by stockades, barricaded at the cro> the roads with obstacles and moveable barriers, and defended by blockhouses in which guards were always kept. The main object of this fortification was to afford shelter to the country people, and to secure them and their goods and cattle from the raids of the enemy. Only the merest fragment of the " Land-ditch " remains, viz., the Landgraben, running through the Lichtenhof meadow. It will be gathered from th< tl the chief note struck by the fortifications of Nuremberg is that of picturesque variety. The defei e been built at different times and form no stereotyped pattern. Walls, towers, and bastions of varying shapes, suggesting the ideas of different ages, succeed each other in pleasant confusion. The walls themselves, now high, now low, now with, now without roofing, here crenelated with narrow loopholes and arrow-slits, there fitted with broad cmbrasui heavy guns, seem to be typical of the place and to suggest to us the recollection of her chequered c At the end of our long perambulations of the walls it will be a grateful relief to sit tor I while at Ol the Restaurations or restaurants on the walls. There, beneath the shade of acacias in the daytime, or in the evening by the white light of the incandescent gas, you may sit and watch the groups of men, women. and children all drinking from their tall glasses ol and you may listen to the whirr and ting-tang of the electric cars, where the challenge of the the cry of the night-watchman Wssf once the most frequent sound. Or, if you have grown tired of the 148