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The Trautson House

Trautsonhaus

 
 
Trautson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
1. Trautson House Marker
Inscription.
Gotisches Laubenhaus des 15. Jh. mit Lichtschacht, welches im Jahre 1541 unter seinem damaligen Besitzer Hanns Trautson von Matrei, Sprechenstein und Schrofenstein, Erbland- Marschall von Tirol, seit 1541 Freiherr, durch Meister Gregor Türing seine heutige Gestalt und Höhe sowie die zwei prächtigen Erker erhielt, deren linker sich über einem Bogen (!) erhebt und mit den Wappen des Bauherrn und seiner Gattin aus dem Hause Madruzzo geziert ist.

German-English translation:

Trautson House

A Gothic house of the 15th Century with a light shaft. Under its former owner, Hanns Trautson, who was the Lord of Matrei, Sprechenstein and Schrofenstein, and the hereditary noble marshal of Tyrol, the house was built to its present form and height by architect Gregory Türing in 1541, who at the same time also had installed two magnificent bay windows, of which the left one sits over an arch and is adorned with the coats-of-arms of the builder and his wife, who was of the house of Madruzzo.
 
Erected by Stadt Innsbruck (City of Innsbruck).
 
Location. 47° 16.076′ N, 11° 23.599′ E. Marker is in Innsbruck, Tyrol. Marker is at the intersection of Herzog-Friedrich-Straße
Trautson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
2. Trautson House Marker
Innsbruck prides itself in that all water coming out of its fountains is potable; however one should be suspect of the water in the basins.
and Riesengasse, on the left when traveling north on Herzog-Friedrich-Straße. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 22, Innsbruck, Tyrol 6020, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Office Building of the Tyrolean Provincial Assembly (a few steps from this marker); Leopold Mozart (within shouting distance of this marker); Katzunghaus (within shouting distance of this marker); Magistrate Zeller's House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old City Hall / City Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Bederlunger House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hölblinghaus (within shouting distance of this marker); The Golden Roof and New Courtyard (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Innsbruck.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Brillen image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
3. Brillen
One would think that this is a historical marker, but it is not, it is a clever advertisement for GLASSES.
 
 
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