HISTORY BY DESIGN

The mysterious castle, part 2

Wallpaper puzzle

In the previous post about the mysterious castle I told you about my first explorations of the building and how I found but a few traces of the oldest periods and some remnants of early 20th century life in there. Today I will focus on some of the surviving 19th century wallpapers that I did research into for the owner of the building.

Viewing window of the earliest four papers. There were five more on top of these

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The mysterious castle, part 1

How I got in and what I found there

Earlier this year I was asked to take a look at some historic wallpapers in a castle near my hometown Maastricht. The papers were discovered during a condition survey of the long-neglected building, which is now undergoing structural restoration. I was thrilled to get this assignment, because I had taken a special interest in the castle since a year or so.

The castle and garden in 2011

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