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Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy
 

Mercantile Palace

Palazzo Mercantile

 

—Merkantilgebäude —

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 20, 2013
1. Mercantile Palace Marker
Inscription. The text of this marker is in three languages; Italian (top), German (middle) and English (bottom).

Antica sede del Magistrato Mercantile, organo giurisdizionale dell’atività fieristica di Bolzano intituito nel 1635 dall’arciduchessa Claudia de’ Medici. L’attuale edificio (1708-1731) è opera dei fratelli Delai su progetto dell’architetto veronese F. Perotti. Già sede della Camera di Commercio, ospita oggi il Museo Mercantile con collezioni di documenti, dipiti e arredi dei secoli XVII e XVIII.

Alter Sitz des Merkantilmagistrats, d.h. des Messegerichts, das Bozen mit Privileg der Landesfurstin Claudia de’ Medici 1635 erhielt. Bauliche Gestaltung (1708-1731) nach den Plänen des Veroneser Architekten F. Perotti durch die Gebrüder Delai. Nach der Auflösung des Merkantilmagistrats war das Gebäude 1851 bis 1979 Sitz der Handelskammer, heute beherbergt es das Merkantilmuseum mit Dokumenten, Gemälden und Einrichtungsgegenständen aus dem 17. und 18. Jh.

The Palazzo Mercantile/Merkantilgebaude (Mercantile Palace) was the ancient seat of the Mercantile Magistracy founded in 1635 by the archduchess Claudia de’ Medici as a court for the fair activities of Bolzano/Bozen.
The current building (1708-1731) is work of the Delia brothers based on the plan by the Verona architect F. Perotti. Former office
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 20, 2013
2. Mercantile Palace Marker
of the Chamber of Commerce, today it houses the Mercantile Museum with 17th and 18th century collections of documents, paintings and furnishings.
 
Erected by Cita di Bolzano/Stadt Bozen.
 
Location. 46° 29.918′ N, 11° 21.267′ E. Marker is in Bolzano, South Tyrol. Marker is on Via della Mostra, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Via della Mostra, 2, Bolzano, South Tyrol 39100, Italy.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Residence of the Troilo Family (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cathedral (Parish Church of Our Lady of the Assumption) (about 90 meters away); Neptune’s Fountain (about 180 meters away); Dominican Church and Monastery (about 210 meters away); First World War Military Hospital (about 240 meters away); Franciscan Monastery (about 240 meters away); The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. The Mercantile Palace in on the north side of Piazza Walther von der Vogelweide.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 20, 2013
3. Mercantile Palace doors
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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