Court messenger and peasant costumes, 1460 – 1500. Medieval gothic, burgundy fashion history.
Gothic armor. This iron helmet, also called the Schaller or Salade. Helmet and neck cover (beard hood) from the 15th century. Characteristic is its streamlined shape.
Imperial Herald from the first half of the 16th century. Colored pen drawings by Hans Holbein. Garb of the common lansquenets.
The Royal Prussian Army. Sub officer-bearer of the 2nd Guard Regiment. Officer 4th Regiment of the Queen Augusta.
Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine. ELIZABETH is kneeling at the shrine in prayer for Tannhäuser, when she hears the chorus of the band of returning pilgrims, of whom he was one.
Torquato Tasso and Leonora d’Este is a drama in five acts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The Italian poet Torquato Tasso is the focus of the action.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing’s Nathan the Wise. The action takes place during the Third Crusade (1189-1192) during a truce in Jerusalem. The work has as main topics the humanism and tolerance ideas of the Enlightenment.
Undine THE seas, the rivers and brooks contain the numberless tribes of Water-sprites. * * * * *
RHEINGOLD (The Rhinegold) is the prelude to the music-drama of the “Ring of the Nibelung.” The first scene of the opera shows the depths of the river Rhine.
KRIEMHILD, daughter of Dancrat and sister of Gunther, King of Burgundy.
She first married Siegfried, King of the Netherlanders, who was murdered by Hagan.