Schreiber-Bogen Card Modelling Hohenzollern Castle

Item number 643

Item ID 643

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Schreiber-Bogen Card Modelling Hohenzollern Castle


Castle Hohenzollern

Hohenzollern Castle was built in the 11th century. Even then, you called this castle particularly artistic and valuable features. So it was, for example, as, of all castles in Swabia crown; described. But at the beginning of the 15th century it was completely destroyed. Only the St. Michael's Chapel has been preserved and is still in its original form.

On the foundations of a second castle, which was built bigger and safer originated. During the Thirty Years' War in the early 17th century, it served as a fortress. After the Thirty Years War to the mid-18th century, the castle was returned from Austria, then occupied by France. Then it was rarely used and fell into disrepair. In the mid-19th century King Frederick William IV had. Build the castle again and make them habitable. The result was one of the most impressive castles in Germany. It is built in the Gothic Revival style. Around a castle with many towers, fortifications group associated with civilian buildings. Thanks to its location on the distinctive peak of Mount Zoller is already visible from a distance and makes a very picturesque impression.

In its interior, the former family seat of the royal house of Hohenzollern is equipped with numerous art objects that describe the history of Prussia and the Prussian kings. These include not only paintings and silver articles from the 17th to 19th centuries. Today, the Hohenzollern Castle is known as one of the main attractions in Baden-Wuerttemberg. With about 300,000 visitors each year it is one of the most popular destinations.

This Modellbaubogen is a reprint of a hundred-year-old original. According to the prior art at the time the documents were transmitted by lithographers to Solnhofer lithographic plates. Up to twelve printing plates (one for each color) were needed for each page. The distinctive color of this card model goes back to this extremely complex manufacturing process and gives the model its special charm.

Length: 62 cm

Width: 36 cm

Height: 30 cm

Difficulty: 3

Sheets: 9

Scale: 1: 250

Children model