Tururi virtuale


Nr: 174-177
January-April 2019

Trasee tematice
Thematic routes
Tematikus ösvények
Patrimoniul cultural forestier
The forestry cultural assets
Der Forst und das Kulturerbe
Erdészeti kulturális örökségünk
Brașovul verde
Brasov – a ‘green’ city
Das grüne Kronstadt
Zöld Brassó
„Flori în Ţara Bârsei”
‘Flowers in Ţara Bârsei Region’
„Blumen im Burzenland“
Barcaság virágai
Ieșirea cu surla
The trumpet procession
Der Schalmei-Zug
Kivonulás a síppal
Ceasuri ţărăneşti
Traditional clocks
Uhren im ländlichen Stil
Ex-Libris Brâncuși
Ex-Libris Brâncuși
Exlibris Brâncuși
Ex-Libris Brâncuși
Portul de sărbătoare al brașovenilor
Brasov people’s traditional holiday garments
Die Festtracht der Kronstädter
Brassóiak történelmi viselete
Magia vieții sălbatice
The magic of wild life
Der Zauber der Wildnis
A vadon varázsa
Verdele smarald al Zărneștiului
Emerald green of Zarnesti
Das Smaragdgrün von Zărnești
Zernyest smaragdzöldje
ADN-ul iei românești
The DNA of the ‘ie’ - the Romanian Traditional Blouse
Das DNA der rumänischen Trachtenbluse
Román parasztingek DNS-e

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Traditional clocks


The Ethnography Museum of Brasov organised an innovative temporary exhibition called ‘Traditional Clocks, Timekeeping Instruments’. The exhibition was meant as a short introduction in the world of horology, starting with a description of the oldest timekeeping devices, and concluding with the ‘traditional clocks’ – wall clocks with painted dials, made of wood, glass or metal.

• The museum collections

Between April and June of 2019, visitors will be able to see the traditional clocks collection of the Ethnography Museum of Brasov, as well as wall clocks from private collections of Brasov residents Florin Filipescu and Marius-Dan Bența, and specific tools belonging to Mrs. Georgeta Anton, clockmaker.

• 20 clocks

‘We thought that we could show the public our collection consisting of 20 traditional clocks. They first appeared in the rural area in the 19th century, by import. These items became an inherent piece of Romanian interior design, as they featured floral ornaments. For the cultured people of Transylvania, apart from being used as timekeeping devices, these clocks were seen as decorations’, declared Mrs. Ligia Fulga, PhD, Manager of the Ethnography Museum of Brasov.

• Children, curious about clocks

This exhibition will also include presentations for children, where they will find out more about these clocks: how they work, how the hands move, the role of the weights and the purpose of the ornaments. This is new information for the young generation, who come in contact for the first time with traditional clocks, such as the pendulum or the cuckoo clock.


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