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Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel

 
 
Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
1. Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel Marker
Inscription.
Grabstätte der Fürstbischöfe aus dem Hause Schönborn. 1718-36 von Balthasar Neumann unter Mitwirkung v. M. v. Welsch erbaut

[English translation:]
Tomb of the Prince-Bishops of the House of Schoenborn. Built 1718-36 by Balthasar Neuman in collaboration with M(aximilian) von Welsch.
 
Location. 49° 47.628′ N, 9° 55.955′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Martinstraße and Hofstrasse on Martinstraße. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Martinstraße 23, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hof Guttenberg / St. Gallus House (a few steps from this marker); Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); Rabbiner Seligmann Bär Bamberger (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Frühgotische Doppeltoranlage / Early Gothic Double-Gate Structure (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Antonius Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau / Field Marshal Antonius Neidhardt, Count of Gneisenau (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Johann Lukas Schönlein (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Priesterseminar / Seminary (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Former Synagogue (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
Also see . . .  Schönbornkapelle (Wuerzburg Wiki, in German). (Submitted on February 8, 2018.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion

 
Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
2. Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel and Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the left edge of the chapel, where the chapel abuts the Würzburg Cathedral.
Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel - view from north image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
3. Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel - view from north
Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel - exterior detail image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
4. Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel - exterior detail
Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel - detail above door image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
5. Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel - detail above door
Two skeleton figures: the left figure, his veiled head turned to the right, holds a duke's hat in his left, a scythe in his right hand. The right skeleton holds an hourglass in the right hand; the laurel-crowned head is slightly tilted to the side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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