Campus Gotha, Gotha Research Library

Curator's tour "Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten"

24. May 2023, 5.00 pm
Gotha Research Library (Friedenstein Castle Gotha)
Exhibition "Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten"
Gotha Research Library (FBG)
PD Dr. Monika Müller
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Curator's tour with PD Dr. Monika Müller in the special exhibition "Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten" (April 16 to June 11, 2023) at the Gotha Research Library.

Meeting place:

Friedenstein Castle, Hall of Mirrors (Ducal Staircase, 2nd floor, left side).

Further dates:

  • Curator tours of the exhibition
    • Wednesday, April 19, May 10, May 24, 2023 - 5 p.m. each
    • Saturday, May 20, June 10, 2023 - each 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday tours
    • April 26, May 3, May 17, May 31, June 7, 2023 - in each case 1 pm

In this exhibition, the Gotha Research Library shows precious illuminated late medieval pilgrim reports to the Holy Land, reports of the journeys of the Ernestine princes, travel diaries of scholars of the 17th and 18th centuries such as Johann Philipp Breyne and Ulrich Jasper Seetzen, as well as reports enriched by copperplate engravings of travelers who went to the West and East Indies in the service of the Dutch trading companies.

The exhibition is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on holidays May 1 and May 29, 2023.

Information from the Research Library on the exhibition
Head of Special Collections
(Gotha Research Library)
Forschungsbibliothek Gotha (Gotha, Schlossplatz 1)