Search Results for : The Villa of Johann Liebieg, Jr


Pages & Articles (3)Entities (25)

In the Footsteps of the Liebieg Family

The story of the Liebig family perfectly exemplifies the industrial boom and its effects on the development of the city, its new lifestyle and culture. The Liebiegs left an indelible mark on the Liberec architecture due to the fact that they were not only skilled entrepreneurs, but also enlightened engineers and generous patrons. The founder of the dynasty of textile tycoons was Johann Liebieg Sr (1802-1870) who came from Broumov in Eastern Bohemia and settled in Liberec in 1818. His tenacity and hard work made it possible for him to evolve from a simple drapery worker to a small trader and eventually to

In the Footsteps of the Liebieg Family

The story of the Liebig family perfectly exemplifies the industrial boom and its effects on the development of the city, its new lifestyle and culture. The Liebiegs left an indelible mark on the Liberec architecture due to the fact that they were not only skilled entrepreneurs, but also enlightened engineers and generous patrons. The founder of the dynasty of textile tycoons was Johann Liebieg Sr (1802-1870) who came from Broumov in Eastern Bohemia and settled in Liberec in 1818. His tenacity and hard work made it possible for him to evolve from a simple drapery worker to a small trader and eventually to

EMPRESS CHANDELIER, 
stropní svítidlo, 
navrhl Jakub Berdych, 
Lasvit, 
Čechy, 
2020

The Shining Museum

If you also like going to the North Bohemian Museum (and we’re sure you do), do not forget to keep your head well up on your next visit. The museum’s collections are illuminated by a series of beautiful chandeliers from the Crystal Valley that certainly deserve your attention as well.  Among other things, you will see here a unique baroque chandelier from the second half of the 18th century, which was donated from the castle to the museum’s collections in 1904 by Count František Clam-Gallas himself, or brass light brackets from the former Regional Gallery in the Villa of Johann Liebieg