Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Nave - right wallPaintings
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
MedicineVeterinary medicine
Geography
WeatherThunder and Lightning
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsBee
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Noah The Flood (Gen. 6:1-9:17)Noah sends forth the dove for the second time, it returns with an olive branch (Gen. 8: 10-11)
Genesis Noah The Flood (Gen. 6:1-9:17)The Ark lands on the mountains of Armenia (Gen. 8:4)
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesBirkensteinDepictions in Ex votos
SymbolsMonogram
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Vas insigne devotionis (Singular vessel of devotion)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Rosa mystica (Mystical rose)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Salus infirmorum (Health of the sick)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Refugium peccatorum (Refuge of sinners)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Auxilium Christianorum (Help of the Christians)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Sancta Trinitas unus Deus (Holy Trinity One God)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Mater purissima (Mother most chaste)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Mater inviolata (Mother inviolate)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto CyclesBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung (several cycles)Ex votos (Sebastian Troger, c1765-1769)
Devotions to the Virgin Mary Rosary Rosaries
Miscellaneous
Confraternities Signs of MembershipScapular
Trinity
As a symbolTriangle with three flames
The Soul
The Christian heart
Ecclesiastical objects
Censer
Monstrance
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Holy Roman Empire Princes and CitiesBavaria (Duchy, later Electorate)Paly-Bendy only (originally counts of Bogen)
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
HeartNot WingedOffered to heaven
SOCIAL LIFE
Triumphs
Trophies
Accidents and disasters
Fire (destroying buildings)
Further details
top: Sancta Trinitas (three flames), left: Virgo castissima (lily), perhaps Vas insigne devotionis (monstrance), perhaps Salus infirmorum (putto with medicine), illegible (Ark); right: perhaps Virgo inviolata (lightning), Rosa mystica (Rosaries), Refugium peccatorum (beehive), Auxilium (trophies)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Troger, Sebastian (recorded 1760, died 1792)
DATE
circa 1765 - 1769
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the shrine administration
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk