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a pink building with lots of windows and balconies on the top of it
Bild 28 aus Beitrag: Faszinierende Kunst des Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Die Grüne Zitadelle von Magdeburg. Germany.
an image of a tree with leaves on it's back and the number six in front
Nombre (Deck): Preussisches Doppelbild . País (Country): Alemania (Germany). Fabricante (Made ): Altenburger Spielkarten Fabrik Schneider&Co (Date):1.892. BARAJA ORIGINAL. ORIGINAL CARDS
an old book with the star of david in it's center and swirls
✡B. [card back] Deck: Lenormand tell-fortunes deck. Germany. Made: Altenburger Spielkarten Fabrik Schneider Co. Date: 1892
a person holding four playing cards in front of two others with their hands on the table
Exploring German Traditions
Not only does Germany make things, it also invents games – like the card game Skat! It was created in Altenburg in Thuringia Germany at the beginning of the 19th century. One of the most complex card games around and when you get it – its a blast.
an old building with many windows and towers
Hummelshain - the hunting castle of Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, a small duchy in Thuringia
an old building with a clock tower on the top and flowers growing in front of it
Town Hall Clock Tower - Altenburg Germany
Town Hall Clock Tower - Altenburg Germany
Altenburger Tracht in Thüringen | Bild: picture-alliance/dpa Switzerland, People, Portrait, Dirndl, German, Culture, Folk
Altenburger Tracht in Thüringen | Bild: picture-alliance/dpa
a woman wearing a crown standing next to other people
20.000 Gäste zum Deutschen Trachtenfest in Altenburg erwartet
Altenburger Tracht Germany
an old brick building with a clock tower in the background and snow on the ground
an aerial view of a city with a river running through it and tall buildings in the background
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three playing cards with different images of women and men in the middle one is wearing a crown
Design is fine. History is mine.
Otto Tragy, illustration for a card deck, Whist No 260, 1898. Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik, Germany. The deck remained successful until late in the 1920s.
the organ in the church is very ornate
1739 Trost organ at Altenburg Castle, Germany
an old building on the side of a river
Altenburg, Germany, Europe
altenburg germany | Altenburg, Germany, Europe
the inside of a church with pews, stained glass windows and an ornate alter
Two Masterpieces From Altenburg: The Bach Hour: WCRB
Two Masterpieces From Altenburg, Germany - Listen to the broadcast to hear music on an instrument Bach himself performed on when it was built.
an empty street with tables and benches in front of a tall church steeple on the other side
Altenburg, Germany