Jan Luyken, History of the Heresy of the Iconoclasts

Jan Luyken, History of the Heresy of the Iconoclasts, Amsterdam, 1685 (?). © MIR Geneva.

Luther Bible

The Bible

Luther Bible, Wittenberg, 1550. International Museum of the Reformation, Geneva.

Psalms translated into French by Marot and Beza

Barbier-Mueller Room

Calendar or Almanac, followed by the Psalms, Geneva, Jean Crespin, 1564.

Magic Lantern

The 19th Century Continue

Molteni, Magic Lantern plates illustrated by Gustave Doré

Nuptials at St. Peter’s

Calvin and Geneva

François Diodati, Noces devant Saint-Pierre, c. 1680. ©Musée historique de la Réformation, Geneva, exhibited at the MIR, Geneva.

Two Bourrelier tureens

Calvin and Geneva

Two soup tureens. Stuffer. Pewter. Early 18th century. Three dishes. Antoine Charton. Pewter. Late 17th century. On loan from the Hospice Général, Geneva.

The Strange Encounter

Polemics

French artist, L’étrange rencontre, ca. 1600-1650, copper engraving. Musée historique de la Réformation, Geneva, on deposit at the International Museum of the Reformation, Geneva.

Letter from Henry III of France to Nicolas de Harlay

Barbier-Mueller Room

Henri III of France (1551-1589), Coin signed to Nicolas de Harlay, sieur de Sancy, April 22, 1589. Manuscript on vellum.

Silver pocket watch with alarm, circa 1680

The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes

Bernard Dominicé, Silver pocket watch with alarm, circa 1680. Geneva, International Museum of the Reformation.

The Papacy and its Cohorts

The Bible

A vehement criticism by Luther against the Catholic Church, illustrated by Hans Sebald Beham, a famous German artist.