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The majority of the diorama's in this collection were presents from Prince Franz-Josef II (1906-1989; r.1938 - 1989) to his wife Princess Gina (Countess Georgine of Wilczek, 1921-1989) and decorated the walls of their country house Masescha for many years.
Comparable diorama's or so-called Bavelaars are illustrated in: I.W.L. Moerman, J.Th.A. Peskens, Leven in miniatuur, Bavelaar's kijkkastjes, Zutphen zj.