Schreiber-Bogen Card modeling Frauenkirche Dresden
to cut colored model and stick together!
Material: paper, cardboard
Number of sheets: 7.5
Scale: 1: 300
Additionally necessary: paper scissors, glue
Helpful tools: scalpel, bone folder, small clamps and needles for fixing
The manufacturer classifies his models in five levels of difficulty one:
"Children Model": very light and with childlike motifs
"0": beginners model
As the Frauenkirche in Dresden fell victim to the bombing in February 1945, the valuable ceiling frescos and the Silbermann organ were lost forever. But preservationists were able to assert that the ruins could stand as a memorial. The order for the Protestant Frauenkirche was given in 1722 for a church after Italian models. then a daring design - - It was the dome solidly constructed of stone. 1743 the church was finished and was so strongly built that the thick walls were just bouncing off the cannon balls of the Prussians during the Seven Years' War. It is said that Frederick the Great had the bear the comment: Then let the old stubborn stand up. About 130 million euros were applied for reconstruction largely from donations. So could be busy about 50 to 60 Steinversetzer and masons who as far as possible the construction hoisted from remaining remnants of stones again. Here was invaluable that are available from various renovations shortly before the destruction of detailed drawings and plans. About one-third could be restored from original material. The rest was - as it was then the new building - obtained from the Elbsandsteinbrüchen Saxon Switzerland. was donated to the Frauenkirche not only in Germany but worldwide. For example, about 450,000 euros have been spent on the tower cross from donations in England. It was made in London. Alan Smith created the 7.60-meter-high work of art made of gold. He is the son of one of the pilots who were in the attacks on Dresden it. When passing on 13 February 2000, the Saxon Bishop Volker Kress explained so that a dream of reconciliation and friendship fulfilled 55 years after the attacks.