Hamburg History Museum Photos

Hamburg History Museum (Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte) established in 1908 and in its current building since 1922, presents artifacts, scale models, and illustrations of the historic city & its major world port. Of note is a collection of model ships and an extensive model railway with historic and current rail stock.

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Hamburg History Museum tower. Hamburg, Germany.Statues on brick facade of Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Main lobby with armor of knights at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Courtyard of Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Hamburg History Museum (Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte) tower (1908). Hamburg, Germany. Architect: Fritz Schumacher.Statues on brick facade of Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Main lobby with armor of knights at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Courtyard of Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Courtyard of Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Glazed terracotta fragment of the tomb of Pope Benedict V at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Glazed terracotta fragment of the tomb of Pope Benedict V at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Pilgrim's badge with Sts. Peter & Paul signifying that owner had visited their tombs in Rome at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Courtyard of Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Glazed terracotta fragment of the tomb of Pope Benedict V (last quarter 13thC) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Glazed terracotta fragment of the tomb of Pope Benedict V (last quarter 13thC) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Pilgrim's badge (c1300) with Sts. Peter & Paul signifying that owner had visited their tombs in Rome at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Painted sarcophagus of Adolph IV at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Madonna as Queen of Heaven with Child cast from original in St. Peter's Church at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Siegburg Schnellen tankards with coat-of-arms of England Traders & document casket of England Traders likely Antwerp origin at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Siegburg Schnellen tankards with coat-of-arms of England Traders guild based in Hamburg by workshop of Hans Hilger at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Painted sarcophagus of Adolph IV (c1450) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Madonna as Queen of Heaven with Child cast from original (c1470) in St. Peter's Church at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Siegburg Schnellen tankards with coat-of-arms of England Traders (c1595) & document casket of England Traders (end of 16thC) likely Antwerp origin at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Siegburg Schnellen tankards (c1595) with coat-of-arms of England Traders guild based in Hamburg by workshop of Hans Hilger at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Stoneware Bartmann jug at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Gallery with statuary on wall pedestals at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Wood carving of St. Mark from high altar of St. Catherine's Church sculpted by Henning Heitridder at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Wood carving of St. Luke from high altar of St. Catherine's Church sculpted by Henning Heitridder at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Stoneware Bartmann (aka Beardman) jug at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Gallery with statuary on wall pedestals at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Wood carving of St. Mark (c1640) from high altar of St. Catherine's Church sculpted by Henning Heitridder at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Wood carving of St. Luke (c1640) from high altar of St. Catherine's Church sculpted by Henning Heitridder at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Evangelist Matthew with angel attribute sculpture on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist Mark with lion attribute sculpture on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist Luke with bull attribute sculpture on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist John with eagle attribute sculpture on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Evangelist Matthew with angel attribute sculpture (1678) on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist Mark with lion attribute sculpture (1678) on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist Luke with bull attribute sculpture (1678) on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Evangelist John with eagle attribute sculpture (1678) on gateway to churchyard of St. Jacobi by Christian Precht at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Gold coins from Portuguese Bank: left engraved with symbols of four banking cities Venice, Amsterdam, Nürnberg & Hamburg & right engraved with Hamburg bank at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany."Golden Cannon" from Hamburg armory at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Large Römer glass goblet with pewter mounts inscribed with Admiralty coat-of-arms & convoy ship at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Regimental tankards with inscriptions from Lower Germany at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Gold coins from Portuguese Bank: left engraved with symbols of four banking cities Venice, Amsterdam, Nürnberg & Hamburg (1665) & right engraved with Hamburg bank (1681) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany."Golden Cannon" (1675) from Hamburg armory at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Large Römer glass goblet with pewter mounts(1692) inscribed with Admiralty coat-of-arms & convoy ship at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Regimental tankards with inscriptions from Lower Germany at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Gallery with historic wrought iron signs & other items at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Historic wrought iron sign with maiden on wreath at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Shop sign of shipbuilder with ship protected by angel & guild emblems at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Guild sign at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Gallery with historic wrought iron signs & other items at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Historic wrought iron sign with maiden on wreath at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Shop sign of shipbuilder (1605) with ship protected by angel & guild emblems at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Guild sign (18thC) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Replica of Colonial Goods Shop which sold products such as coffee, tea, sugar, spices & cotton at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Shop sign & door at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.English earthenware commemorative plate for Hamburg sailing ship at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Porcelain teapot with painting of confectioner in typical work clothes at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Replica of Colonial Goods Shop (c1830 era) which sold products such as coffee, tea, sugar, spices & cotton at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Shop sign & door at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.English earthenware commemorative plate (1783) for Hamburg sailing ship at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Porcelain teapot with painting of confectioner in typical work clothes (c1820) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Goblets for display incised with coats-of-arms, town scenes or monuments at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Covered Römer goblet with Hamburg coat-of-arms at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany."Birthday Club" lidded glass goblet partly covered in red & Cup partially covered in blue. In the image field you can see the cut view of the Michaeliskirche with the signature, St. Michaeliskirche at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Glass beakers with engravings into colored layers at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Goblets (18thC) for display incised with coats-of-arms, town scenes or monuments at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Covered Römer goblet (1710) with Hamburg coat-of-arms at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany."Birthday Club" lidded glass goblet partly covered in red (1860) & Cup partially covered in blue. In the image field you can see the cut view of the Michaeliskirche with the signature, St. Michaeliskirche at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Glass beakers with engravings into colored layers (mid 19thC) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Lamps used in shines at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Cloth shears for smoothing the surface of felt at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Murals from Hamburg home of merchant Peter Rölcke at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Walnut laundry press from Hamburg home of merchant Peter Rölcke at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Lamps used in shines (18th-19thC) at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Cloth shears (probably 19thC) for smoothing the surface of felt at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Murals from Hamburg home (c1680) of merchant Peter Rölcke at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Walnut laundry press (17thC) from Hamburg home of merchant Peter Rölcke at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Carved walnut hall cupboard aka "Hamburger Schapp" usually placed in entrance hall of a North German town house at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Cabinet, mounted on chest of drawers, with gemstone inlay of animals from Hamburg home of merchant Peter Rölcke at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Typical sitting room of Biedermeier era from Hamburg home at Cremon #38 at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Typical sitting room in Hamburg with walnut furniture in a mixture of styles at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Carved walnut hall cupboard aka "Hamburger Schapp" (c1680) usually placed in entrance hall of a North German town house at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Cabinet, mounted on chest of drawers, with gemstone inlay (pietra dura) of animals (c1700) from Hamburg home of merchant Peter Rölcke at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Typical sitting room (c1830) of Biedermeier era from Hamburg home at Cremon #38 at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Typical sitting room (c1870) in Hamburg with walnut furniture in a mixture of styles at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Sitting room in historicism style from Viennese furniture factory including sideboard, table & desk at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Sideboard with paned glass doors on cupboards from Viennese furniture factory at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Five-mast full-rigged model of vessel Preussen, built in 1902 at Bremerhaven at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Express Steamer Imperator ceded to Allies after WWI & used by Cunard-White Star line as Berengaria at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Sitting room in historicism style (c1888) from Viennese furniture factory including sideboard, table & desk at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Sideboard with paned glass doors on cupboards (c1888) from Viennese furniture factory at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Five-mast full-rigged model of vessel Preussen, built in 1902 at Bremerhaven at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Express Steamer Imperator (1912) ceded to Allies after WWI & used by Cunard-White Star line as Berengaria at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Model of historic port of Hamburg at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Model of historic port of Hamburg at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Graf Zeppelin over port of Hamburg painting by Erich Kips at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Model of center of Hamburg at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Model of historic port of Hamburg at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Model of historic port of Hamburg at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Graf Zeppelin over port of Hamburg painting (1931) by Erich Kips at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Model of center of Hamburg at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Steam locomotive on historic model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Trans Europe Express passenger car on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Freight car carrying Volkwagons on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Tracks & trains at port of Hamburg on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Steam locomotive on historic model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Trans Europe Express passenger car on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Freight car carrying Volkwagons on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Tracks & trains at port of Hamburg on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Elevated tracks, trains, ships & vehicles on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Trains running on extensive track system on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.

Elevated tracks, trains, ships & vehicles on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.Trains running on extensive track system on model railway at Hamburg History Museum. Hamburg, Germany.


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