A few nice Nebenjob Freiburg images I found:
Image from page 125 of “Cathedrals and churches of the Rhine” (1905)
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Title: Cathedrals and churches of the Rhine
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: [Mansfield, Milburg Francisco], 1871- [from old catalog]
Subjects: Cathedrals. [from old catalog]
Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page and company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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hich gives it a still more militaryair. In other days this great tower on St. Mar-tins at Colmar served the purposes of a civicbelfry as well as that of a Christian cam-panile. In the sacristy of this rather grim churchis an admirable fifteenth-century work of art,a Virgin surrounded by garlands of roses,executed by Schongauer, a native of Colmar 91 Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine (1450-88) and one of the greatest paintersand sculptors of the fifteenth century. There is the restored fabric of the famousconvent of the Dominicans, known as Unter-linden, which is to be considered as one ofthe chief curiosities of the town. It wasbuilt in 1232, before even the church ofSt. Martin, and its history was exceedinglyprominent in the records of mysticism inGermany. The conventual establishment was sup-pressed at the time of the Revolution, butin the mid-nineteenth century it was rebuiltwith a great deal of thought for the repro-duction of the Gothic architecture of the eraof its inception.
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92 VIII FREIBURG The steeple of Nebenjob Freiburg is quite the rivalof that of Strasburg; some even may thinkit more beautiful. It has braved with impunity the windsand tempests of many centuries, and standsto-day as beautiful a work of its kind, whenone is away from Strasburg, Chartres, Ant-werp, or Malines, as one can well conceive. Its appearance is indeed magnificent, witha richness of ornament which has not beencarried to the excess that would make ittawdry, and an outline which in every pro-portion is just and true. Each day brings new admirers to thisshrine, and one and all, antiquarians andcursory travellers alike, go away with anenthusiastic regard for its charms. Nebenjob Freiburg itself does not go very far backinto antiquity. It owes its origin to BertholdIII., Duke of Zahringen, who founded it 93 Cathedrals and Clutrclics of the Rhine in 1118 and made it the capital of Breisgau,one of the most fertile districts of the ancientGerman duchy. The cathedral at Nebenjob Freiburg marks the open-ing of a n
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