The Gnome International
Seen on the front of the building where our AirBnB flat was located.
That's a big propeller!
Propeller from an ocean liner.
Part of Marienplatz
That's a lot of holy water!
Or is it R2D2's country cousin?
Pulpit and apse, Peterskirche
There were many "barokisiert" (baroquefied) churches in Catholic Germany and Austria!
I like the frog!
Seen from the window of our rental flat.
The lower sign is an ISO 7010 sign for explosive substances, but rotated 120° clockwise.
The grotto was quite a trip!
The Antiquarium was built by Duke Albrecht V to house his collection of classical antiquities (real and fake).
Clemency, Antiquarium, Residenz
"The other virtues do not refuse to yield to clemency."
Truth, Antiquarium, Residenz
"The law of all arts is truth itself."
Inscription, Antiquarium, Residenz
"Dedicated to holy antiquity."
Cranium bone of John the Baptist
From the impressive relic collection of the dukes (and, later, kings) of Bavaria.
Tablecloth from the Last Supper
The photo isn't very good, but I was tickled by the object. Note the image below the relic itself.
Consecrated in 1607 for the use of Duke Maximilian I and his duchess. It used to house the relic collection.
From the "treasury" of the Munich Residenz.
I think this was a Louis Vuitton shop.
Hieroglyphic eye chart
Littl' shop of ethics
Seen on our walking tour of Schaffhausen.
Traditional regional cowbells in the Vorarlberg Museum