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Maientage ("May Days") in Hasenheide, Berlin, 2019





On the right, at a distance of about five hundred paces, was a board fence, above which could be seen all sorts of booths, pavilions, and lamp-bedecked arches, all covered with a wealth of inscriptions. ...
"Fräulein Rosella, the Living Wonder Girl; Grave Crosses at the Lowest Prices; Quick Photography, American Style; Russian Ball Throwing, six shots for ten pfennigs; Swedish Punch with Waffles; Figaro's Finest Opportunity, or the First Hairdressing Parlor in the World; Grave Crosses at the Lowest Prices; Swiss Shooting Gallery: 'Shoot right quick and shoot right well, Shoot and hit like William Tell.'"

Theodor Fontane: »Trials and Tribulations«, 1888

                               

Fontane


Exhibition and publication project, 2002 – 2019

»Fontane´s Berlin« 20.9.2019 – 5.1.2020
Exhibition of the Stadtmuseum Berlin at Märkisches Museum.
Opening September 19th.

Publication »Sein Glück verdienen – Theodor Fontanes zeitlose Heldinnen«
with the writer Burkhard Spinnen, published by Knesebeck Verlag], 2012