Statue of Perkeo of Heidelberg - jester and court dwarf
Statue of Perkeo of Heidelberg (born Clemens Pankert or Giovanni Clementi) (1702-1735) - a notable jester and court dwarf of Elector Palatine Charles III Philip in Heidelberg. As guardian of the Great Heidelberg Tun, he has since become an unofficial mascot of the city and region. Date: 1910s
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Portrait of John of Saxony (1468-1532) by Lucas Cranach the
John of Saxony (1468-1532). Elector of Saxony (1525-1532). Portrait by the german painter Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553). Wittenberg, 1532-1533. German Historical Museum. Berlin. Germany.
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Sword of Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria
Sword of Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, with details of hilt, blade and scabbard. . Chromolithograph from Hefner-Alteneck's Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century, Frankfurt, 1889. Illustration by Dr. Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck, lithograph by Joh. Klipphahn, and published by Heinrich Keller. Dr. Hefner-Alteneck (1811 - 1903) was a German museum curator, archaeologist, art historian, illustrator and etcher.
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