t.g. glass collection
a virtual museum


thomas @ thomasgraz.net
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This is a collection of old souvenir glasses of a type that was popular in and around the countries of the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and the German Empire between around 1900 and the 1940s. In the meantime the collection comprises more than 2,900 glasses from countries from all over Europe and even from the Algeria, United States, Canada, Brazil, Panama, the Dominican Republic and Australia. For most items information is provided regarding the history of the towns and the sights which are depicted on the glasses. Enjoy the trip to the old times!
 
At present the collection includes  2,960  glasses and 59 porcellain/stoneware tumblers
from  1,675  places
in  43  countries
Navigating the site: click on the icons below to go to the respective country:

ÖSTERREICH – Austria AUSTRALIA BELGIË / BELGIQUE / BELGIEN – Belgium BOSNA i HERCEGOVINA / БОСНА и ХЕРЦЕГОВИНА – Bosnia and Herzegovina BERMUDA BRASIL – Brazil CUBA CANADA SCHWEIZ / SUISSE / SVIZZERA / SVIZRA – Switzerland ČESKá REPUBLIKA – Czech Republic DEUTSCHLAND – Germany DANMARK – Denmark REPúBLICA DOMINICANA – Dominican Republic AL-ǦAZĀʾIR – Algeria ESPAñA – Spain FRANCE ISLE OF MAN MAGYARORZÁG – Hungary HRVATSKA – Croatia ITALIA – Italy IRELAND / ÉIRE  – LIETUVA – Lithuania LATVIJA – Latvia MONACO ЦРНА ГОРА / CRNA GORA – Montenegro NORGE / NOREG – Norway NEDERLAND – Netherlands PORTUGAL PANAMÁ – Panama POLSKA – Poland ARGENTINA ROMÂNIA – Romania SAN MARINO РОССИЯ / ROSSIJA – Russia SVERIGE – Sweden SLOVENSKO – Slovakia SLOVENIJA – Slovenia СРБИЈА / SRBIJA – Serbia УКРАЇНА / UKRAÏNA – Ukraine UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA VATICANO – Vatican

The most recent acquisitions:
(in the mail)
(received)
Saarbrücken (D) Munster (D) Toruń (PL) Ramsau am Dachstein (A) Karnabrunn (A) Třebíč (CZ) Neuberg an der Mürz (A) Friedberg (Hessen) (D) Zeitz (D) Salzgitter (D)

Pictures not to scale

Special lists:

UNESCO Heritage Sites
European Capitals of Culture
Buildings by Fellner and Helmer
Monuments for Emperor Wilhelm I
Monuments for Otto von Bismarck
Ships