GEORG CHRISTOPH LICHTENBERG (1742–1799), Professor of Mathematics and Experimental Physics
SOPHIE MARGARETHE DOROTHEA FORKEL (1765–1853), One of the so-called “University Housekeepers”
COLLECTION OF SILHOUETTES OF THE PROFESSORS, STUDENTS, BEAUTIFUL SPIRITS, AS WELL AS SOME ELEGANT OBJECTS FROM GÖTTINGEN, Carl Schubert, Göttingen 1779, State and University Library of Göttingen, Digitalization
THERESE FORSTER (1764–1829), One of the so-called “University Housekeepers”
SILHOUETTES FROM THE FRIENDSHIP ALBUM OF GREGORIUS VON BERZEVICZY, Artist unknown, around 1784–1786, silhouettes, Art Collection of the University of Göttingen
The twelve silhouettes displayed here are from the friendship album owned by the Hungarian student Gregorius von Berzeviczy (1763 -1822). During his studies at Göttingen, he collected 41 silhouettes of the then-active professors in Göttingen, some of their wives, as well as those of some renowned fellow students.