Goethe’s Fan Mail Exhibition in Weimar

A lock of hair, sourdough bread and Carnival memorabilia all sent by various admirers to Germany’s most revered literary figure, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), are about to go on show in a new exhibition by German cultural foundation, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, in the eastern state of Thuringia.

The exhibition “Allerlei Mitgeschicktes,” which translates as “All sorts enclosed,” runs until July 22, 2018, and showcases the variety and imagination of those devoted enough to send post to the writer.

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