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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 168. 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 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1538.

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Headlam, Cecil. (1899). The story of Nuremberg - Page 168. 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/1538

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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
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
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Transcript / ?/ Nuremberg I) in the forest nea: I) • ndteich. It was used to despatch envoys, and M a meal and escape for, the Senate in troublous times. The which we follow was constructed about 1543. It runs beneath the streets towards the Castle, making a circuitous course and passing under the Albrecht l)iircr Plat/. It height from 3 to 7 feet, and, as it nears the Castle, is hewn out of the living rock. Presently we pass on the right the passage which leads down to the Deep Well (see Chap. V.); and then at emerge first into the Thiergutnerthorthorni and then on to the * bastion—the Schlosszwinger. This DS now a well-kept garden, ami the empty, spreading emb: for guns are now 1 Our guide leads us out into the Burgstrasse. A few years ago it was possible to descend again into the pastas the inner .side ot the town-wall anil pass into the Castle dungeon the secret prison of the Vehme-Gericht. rgrotind panagCI led thither both from their own tribunal—a hall now I m the Pannier-Gasse—and from the private residences of the Senators. There, too, was that deep and dismal abyss1 which was wont u of the prisoners, mostly of rank, who had been condemned to " kiss the maiden M—(tie verfluchte du He upon whom doom had been passed V/as I after . pent in her pi t0 the embraces ot the famous female ligure, which stands to-day with Sphinx-like placidity 10 th- < I ■ duallv 1 Ths iron Maiden i- ihewn now in d Tower. This i> not. ■ Its original position. Nor is it profitable to inquire h<>w fai thfl Ifl are the actual original ones ; for tlu- collection of Torture Instruments. Rings, l'i. ; which used to be sh< Nuremberg, arc now t! m Earl of SI 168