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Town pharmacy in Knittelfeld

Two lions as a house sign of the pharmacyThis house sign is located at the former location of the town pharmacy in the building Hauptplatz No. 10. Since 1674, a gingerbread baker has been proved here. A pharmacy was run in this house since 1841. The house sign dates from the 19th century. [German]

The sign with two lions was made by Italian migrant workers and renewed in 1957 by Alfred Kala. In 1973, the town pharmacy moved to the neighboring Meller house with the address Hauptplatz No. 9.

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Museums Pharmacies

Pharmacy Museum in Naumburg (Saale)

Pharmacy Museum in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

The pharmacy museum (Apothekenmuseum) is located in the rooms of the Lion Pharmacy (L├Âwenapotheke). Some of the exhibits are dating back to 1820. The collection also shows a lot of equipment which was used in pharmacies up to the time in the GDR (DDR).

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Relief of a laurel tree in Naumburg (Saale)

Relief of a laurel tree in Naumburg (Saale), Germany

This relief displaying a laurel tree and two men is fixed on a 16th-century building with the address Herrenstra├če 2 in Naumburg (Saale). The edifice accommodates a pharmacy named Lorbeerbaum Apotheke (Laurel Tree Pharmacy).

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Frescoes Pharmacies

Court pharmacy in Passau

Emblem at the ceiling of the former court pharmacy in Passau, Germany

The former court pharmacy of Passau, generally known as Hofapotheke zum Schwarzen Adler was first mentioned in 1384 and is considered as the oldest pharmacy of Bavaria. The impressive emblem in the ceiling reminds of its former funtion as court pharmacy.