alysian-fields: “ fuckyeahghosttowns: “ Abandoned castle in East Germany. (photo by Andy Starflinger) This little castle in East Germany was built between 1709 and 1719. Submission by Andy...
Photo Gallery: A Photographic Record of Life in East Germany - DER SPIEGEL - International
A Berlin resident's private collection of old photos has recently been acquired by the German National Archive -- and provides a unique look into everyday life in East Germany and the early days of the West.
Vintage Original Renate Muller Rhino Josef Leven Toy | Modernfifty | A Non-Linear Vintage Collection
Germany, 1968. Renate Müller Designed 'Rhino' Therapeutic Toy. Made by H. Josef Leven KG, Sonneberg. Brown Gunny Sack, Blue and Red Leather, Cord. These Extremely Rare Vintage Modern Objects were Produced in East Germany before the Fall of the Iron Curtain. Wear and Patina to all surfaces.
We are here in Mühlhausen, in the German state of Thuringia. It's a quiet place in the former GDR, and it feels a bit time-warpy. There are many abandoned buildings - East Germany has a big negative population-growth problem - but also a lot of very well maintained structures, often right next to one another. What I found really beautiful about the town, besides all of its half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets, were the ornately carved and ornamented doors. The woodwork is really…