Returning to the topic of losses incurred in the field of numismatics, we present a list of coins and medals described in the seventh volume of the Die Münzen- und Medaillen-Sammlung in der Marienburg...
The role of copies of antique weapons in the collection of Theodor Joseph Blell has already been mentioned in the cycle promoting the critical edition of the translation of this collection (see D. Gosk,...
The Blell collection, apart from European weapons, also comprised oriental weapons from over a dozen regions of the world. The most extensive and richest cannon was Japanese armament in the number of 58 pieces....
author: Hohbach (lithographer), Carl Flemming (publisher)
provenance: original based on a painting by Frans van Mieris; relic obtained in Kwidzyn
time of creation: mid. 19th century
dimensions: 40 x 45 cm
former inventory number: W. Pr....
place of origin: Kwidzyn
time of creation: 19th century
material: oak wood
dimensions: 38 cm x 20.5 cm (not including the handle)
former inventory number: W. Pr. 809
date of loss of the monument: World War II
Museologist, historian, ethnographer, tourist expert, regionalist, social activist.
He was born on August 21, 1912 in the town of Simferopol in the Crimea (Ukraine) in the then Russian Empire. His ancestors came from the minor...
Fans have a special place in culture since the break of time. Iconographic confirmations of their existence and use come from the Far East as well as from ancient Egypt and Greece. While in...
From the previous post about the collection of Theodor Joseph Blell, we learned that the collector was guided by the instructional principle, according to which he planned to create a collection of military items...
As part of the cycle describing the publishing preparations of the Blell’s Inventory, we will present the problem of interpreting the entries contained in this source on the example of one of them.
As part of the "Losses Project", employees of the Malbork Castle Museum study an unusual document. It is the so-called Blell's inventory, i.e. a list of the collection of Theodor Joseph Blell, a 19th-century...