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Glasbecher mit Monogramm "FRW"

  • Becher
  • Deutschland (Land)
  • um 1848

Beer in the palace cellar

Hundreds of demonstrators arrested on the night of 18/19 March 1848 had to spend the night crowded together in a very small space. They were given warm beer to drink in royal glasses. An injured metal printer, August Wagner, drank the glass dry and took it with him.

Detailed information

Object type
Period Produced
um 1848
Exhibition Format
Glas, farblos; Monogramm FWR, geschnitten
Höhe: 10,6 cm; Durchmesser: 7,9 cm
Places / Cultures
Deutschland (Land)
SSB Glass
Exhibition Location
Exhibition & Module
SSB01 BERLIN GLOBAL / SSB01 03 Revolution / SSB01 03 1848
Persons / Corporate bodies
Friedrich Wilhelm IV.; Preußen; König
Owner/Managing Institution
Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin
Inventory Number
II 62/1697 A
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