A View of the village Rathewalde, Germany

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Title

A View of the village Rathewalde, Germany

Subject

Hohnstein, Germany
Rathewalde
Polenz River
Buttner’s Restaurant,
photographic postcard 1900-1910,
Lower Saxony
German landscapes

Description

1 postcard recto and verso.

A Panoramic View of the village Rathewalde, Germany

Creator

Gebruder Metz. G.m.B.H.

Source

Within the village of Rathewalde, Germany the church and represented is still in existence.

Publisher

Gebruder Metz. G.m.B.H.

Date

Published circa 1906- 1908,

On recto: June 11' 1908 (hand written)

Format

JPEG

Language

ger: text, en: hand-written notes

Type

Still Image, Photographic Postcard with divided back, 3.5 x 5.5 in

Identifier

gc_rath_recto.jpg
gc_rath_verso.jpg

Abstract

A color-tinted lithographic print of the village of Rathewalde, Germany in 1908. Situated along the Polenz River, and near the Saxon Switzerland National Park, the small village still features the church and idyllic houses that are featured in the view. No information could be found on Buttner's Restaurant outside of postcards produced from the same era.

Inscription on recto from top left:

Mrs. Henry A Heilbron, Mrs. M. Buente, Carl, Ella, Freida, Nina Heilbron, H. A. Heilbron, H. C. Heilbron, Andrew S. Heilbron, Gessie

Old Church 200 years old. Mrs. Kinnear

Written date: June 11' 1908

References

For more information on the village see:
http://www.hohnstein.de/de/Tourismus/Ins-Land-geschaut/Ortsteile/Rathewalde

For more information on similar postcards that feature Buttner's Restaurant see:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lithographie-Rathenwalde-Panorama-Partie-im-Amselgrund-Restaurant-Buttner-/311271669360?pt=Ansichtskarte_Zubeh%C3%B6r&hash=item48793cbe70

Provenance

Original Collection passed from Gertrude Kinnear to her sister Luree Jobe to her daughter Eleanor Jobe, who left it to her niece Elizabeth A. Mealy who left it to her granddaughter Caitlin Mealy.

Rights Holder

For rights and permissions, please contact Caitlin Mealy, catydids515@gmail.com.

Publisher Location Item Type Metadata

Location

Tubingen, Germany

Producer

Gebruder Metz. G.m.B.H.

Files

gc_rath_recto.jpg
gc_rath_verso.jpg

Citation

Gebruder Metz. G.m.B.H. , “A View of the village Rathewalde, Germany,” Omeka 389, accessed April 17, 2024, https://omeka.lib.jmu.edu/389/items/show/571.