Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Vault
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Celestial maps and globesMaps
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
SymbolsSymbols taken neither from the Bible nor the Litany of LoretoConstellations (not only Virgo)
Further details
Contemporary description of the Marian firmament on the vault of Birkenstein chapel, used as basis for the reconstruction
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria
DATE
1769 - 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