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Votive image of the Niederscheyern pilgrimage church

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Description: Votive image of the Niederscheyern pilgrimage church
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Description: Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place
A wax and honey workshop, likely the last in all of Germany, remains in the small Lower Bavarian town of Pfaffenhofen on the River Ilm, thirty-one miles (50 km) north of Munich. Centuries ago all towns had such workshops to provide their populace with baked goods, honeywine, and candles. There is evidence that this particular shop has stood prominently for the...
PublisherBard Graduate Center
Related print edition pages: pp.182-188
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00203.011

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