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A series of old engravings and floor plans gathered from various sources.

 

Meriam

Original copperplate engraving by Merian from ca. 1650

 

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"Merla in Ob. Hesse" Original copperplate engraving by Meisner from ca.1630

 

Schloss

The Merlau Coat of Arms

 

Hernmuhl


Pen and ink drawing by Johanne Becker, miller of the Herrnmühle AD 1620

- coloured by Monika Geletska, owner of the Herrnmühle AD 2011

 

plan

Ground plan of the Schloss Merlau - 1814

 

1890x

Schlossruine in 1890

 

Schlossund brucke

Schloss ruin and Kanzlei in 1845

 

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wappen

The double coat of arms referring to the builder of the castle, the Hessian

Landgrave Ludwig IV and his first wife, Duchess Hedwig von Württemberg.

 

 

 

PortraitWappen2

Portrait Albert Otto von Merlaw                                                               Early Coat of Arms of Merlau

 

Over time, we will add more images here as more are added to our collection