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Zum Neuhaus

 
 
Zum Neuhaus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
1. Zum Neuhaus Marker
Inscription. Ab 1811 wohnhaus von Anna Barbara Schlthess, der freundin Goethes und Lavaters. Der mittelalterliche bau wurd im 16. und 17. Jh. umgestaltet, die innenausstattung stammt aus dem 18.Jh. Unter denkmalschutz seit 1956 German–English translation by Google Translate

For the Neuhaus From 1811 the residential house of Anna Barbara Schlthess, the girlfriend of Goethe and Lavater. The medieval building was transformed in the 16th and 17 Century, the interior decoration dates from the 18th century Under monument protection since 1956
 
Location. 47° 22.11′ N, 8° 32.739′ E. Marker is in Zurich, Zurich (canton), in Zurich (district). Marker is at the intersection of Oberdorfstrasse and Kruggasse, on the right when traveling south on Oberdorfstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Oberdorfstrasse 5, Zurich, Zurich (canton) 8001, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grössmunster (approx. 0.2 kilometers away in Zurich); Lenin (approx. 0.4 kilometers away in Zurich); Musikpavillon Am Bürkliplatz (approx. 0.4 kilometers away in Zurich); Schwarzer Amboss (approx. 0.4 kilometers away in Zurich); Judengasse
Zum Neuhaus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 26, 2013
2. Zum Neuhaus Marker
Above the entrance the plaque reads:
Barbara Schulthess-Wolf
1745 – 1818
Die Freundin Goethes und Lavaters
Verbrachre in diesem Hause ihre Jugend
Und die letzren Jahre ihres Lebens

German–English translation by Google Translate

Barbara Schulthess Wolf
1745 - 1818
The friend of Goethe and Lavater
Verbrachre in this house their youth
And the letzren years of her life
(approx. half a kilometer away in Zurich); Zur Grossen Mücke (approx. half a kilometer away in Zurich); Alte Landkutsche (approx. half a kilometer away in Zurich); Joh. Caspar Lavater (approx. half a kilometer away in Zurich). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zurich.
 
Also see . . .  Barbara Schulthess - Wikipedia. Barbara Schulthess, born Wolf was a friend of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Johann Caspar Lavater . Schulthess was called by contemporaries Bobe. She was considered the center of the beautiful spiritual Zurich in the late 18th Century. (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. Barbara Schulthess-Wolf, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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