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Tatyana Dianova 8th June 2017 10:19 AM

Power and Fashion Exhibition in Dresden
 
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I have visited the new exhibition Power and Fashion in Dresdner Residenzschloss last Saturday. From the exhibition poster I was expecting to see a lot of beautifully decorated costumes, but the main part of the exhibition was weapons from the Reformation and early Baroque periods, mostly 16th century. They belong to the oldest objects in the Dresdner Armoury.
It is a large exhibition with hundreds of objects, and the photos are allowed there as long as one do not use flash. Alas, I have had only a mobile phone with me... But still here are some pictures.

Tatyana Dianova 8th June 2017 10:20 AM

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Tordenskiold1721 8th June 2017 01:00 PM

Very nice and inspiring exhibition photos Tatyana !! Do you have any close ups of the eleven Rapiers hanging with the hilts down in your photo number two? The type's interests me :)

fernando 8th June 2017 02:00 PM

Breathtaking exhibition.
Thanks much for sharing the photos, Tatiana :cool: .

Tatyana Dianova 8th June 2017 07:08 PM

Alas I have only these photos...
Next time I will take a better camera and will make more photos :)

Victrix 8th June 2017 08:39 PM

The display is an artform in itself. Very smart looking.

Gonzalo G 9th June 2017 01:39 AM

Tatyana, thank you for sharing this pictures.
Regards

Philip 9th June 2017 06:57 PM

Oh my gosh, this stuff turns me into one of Pavlov's dogs!! Tatiana, did you buy the catalog? If so, does its photos and text do justice to the exhibit? If one is available I'll try and order it online.

Tatyana Dianova 9th June 2017 07:06 PM

Alas, there is no catalogue...

M ELEY 9th June 2017 11:54 PM

Thank you so much for taking the time to post these, Tatyana! A truly beautiful collection!


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