More stucco / Weiterer Stuck

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All the reddish pictures in this corridor refer to the Immaculate Conception. The elephant is a symbol of chastity. Here it has been wounded seven times (for the seven sorrows of Mary – the Catholic Encyclopedia article, as so often with these church guides, a great help) but not hurt. – At the top left you can just see the edge of a fish inside a star, representing Mary as Stella Maris (Meerstern – according to the Catholic Encyclopedia a mistake, but the real etymology seems unclear).

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This corridor gets more light than the other because the windows are clear glass. This is where the local priest has his office, probably as nice inside as outside.

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