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Neuschwanstein

Bavarian King Ludwig II castle, Neuschwanstein.Created by: PICRYLDated: 2017
Castle forest woods, nature landscapes.
In 1866 Bavaria had lost a war against Prussia and was forced to accept a "defensive and offensive alliance", which removed the king's right to dispose over his army in case of war. Bavaria's Ludwig II was no longer a sovereign ruler. In 1867 he began planning his new kingdom, in the form of his castles and palaces, where he could be a real king.
Ludwig II wrote his friend, Richard Wagner: «It is my intention to rebuild the old castle ruin of Hohenschwangau near the Pöllat Gorge in the authentic style of the old German knights' castles, and I must confess to you that I am looking forward very much to living there one day (in 3 years); there will be several cosy, habitable guest rooms with a splendid view of the noble Säuling, the mountains of Tyrol and far across the plain; you know the revered guest I would like to accommodate there; the location is one of the most beautiful to be found, holy and unapproachable, a worthy temple for the divine friend who has brought salvation and true blessing to the world. It will also remind you of "Tannhäuser" (Singers' Hall with a view of the castle in the background), "Lohengrin'" (castle courtyard, open corridor, path to the chapel); this castle will be in every way more beautiful and habitable than Hohenschwangau further down, which is desecrated every year by the prose of my mother; they will take revenge, the desecrated gods, and come to live with Us on the lofty heights, breathing the air of heaven».
The foundation stone of the "New Castle" was laid on 5 September 1869. The Gateway Building was constructed first, and Ludwig II lived here for a number of years. The topping-out ceremony for the Palas was not until 1880, and the king moved in in 1884.
Seven weeks after the death of King Ludwig II in 1886, Neuschwanstein was opened to the public.
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[Pictures of Tristan story, bedroom, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Pictures of Tristan story, bedroom, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bava...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17482". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Neuschwanstein, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Neuschwanstein, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17162". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Pictures of  the Lohengrin story, drawing room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Pictures of the Lohengrin story, drawing room, Neuschwanstein Castle...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17481". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Music room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Music room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17484". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Throne room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Throne room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17479". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Dining room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Dining room, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17483". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Pictures of the Tannhauser story, Arbeitszimmer, Neuschwanstein Castle, Upper Bavaria, Germany]

[Pictures of the Tannhauser story, Arbeitszimmer, Neuschwanstein Castl...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "17480". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

Schloss Neuschwanstein

Schloss Neuschwanstein

B4768 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Arndt.

An air-to-air formation of four fighters participating in REFORGER '82 fly over the cloud shrouded Neuschwanstein Castle on the German/Austrian border. The flight of three F-15 Eagles from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida is lead by a German Air Force F-104 Starfighter. Exact Date Shot Unknown

An air-to-air formation of four fighters participating in REFORGER '82...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '82 Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Richard M. Diaz Release Status: Released to Pub... more

An air-to-air right side view of three F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 59th Tactical Fighter Squadron as they fly over the Castle Neuschwanstein during REFORGER '82

An air-to-air right side view of three F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 59...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Richard M. Diaz, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... more