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"Chess in Wolfenbüttel"







Title Page Gustavus Selenus

Title Page of Duke August's
Chess Book



Duke August playing chess
Duke August Junior
(on the right)
playing chess
(copperplate engraving from
his chess book)


Dedication by Duke August
in his chess book:
Dedication by Duke August

Wir, Augustus der Jüngere,
Herzog zu Braunschweig und
Lüneburg, verwahren dießes
Schach-Buch, auß genehmigter Affe-
ction, zum Gedechtniß, dem Neffen,
unserem Lieben Besonderen, Sa-
muel Beeren, sz. Mecklenbur-
gischer Rath und Hofmeister
Zu Schwerin: den 25. Januar 1617
Unterschrift





Painting by Oppenheim with Lessing as kibitzer

Moses Mendelssohn (on the left)
and Johann Kaspar Lavater
playing chess. Lessing is watching.

(Painting by
Moritz Daniel Oppenheim, 1856)






Lessing's Chess Table
Table for board games
being located in the
"Lessinghaus"




Restaurant "Zum Löwen"
at about 1870
on Breite Herzogstrasse
Restaurant «Zum L÷wen»






Chess set of Duke August


Chess set of Duke August
(Brunswick, Anton-Ulrich-Museum)






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