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Homes of Oberammergau

A Series of Twenty Etchings, Together with Notes from a Diary by Eliza Greatorex

Eliza Greatorex Gordon R. Mork

9781557532138
112 pages
Purdue University Press
Overview
Originally published in 1872, this work is based on the author's experiences in the town of Oberammergau, Germany, the site of the world famous Passion Play. Greatorex, a famous illustrator of the period, recounts her three-month stay during which time she illustrated twenty of the town's famous homes, which are an essential part of the work. Mork, a distinguished Passion Play scholar, not only places the book into an historical context, but describes the play as it was performed during that time.