|The Post Office building is attractive, but here|
it's all about the man on the monument.
|That's him - Ludwigvan Beethoven (1770 - 1827)|
Most statues and portraits show him looking grim
faced and scowling. He doesn't look a happy chap!
|Bonn's very attractive old Post Office|
|The Beethoven birth house|
|The plaque on the birth house.|
|The Bonn Munster - as a boy Beethoven played the organ here.|
|An old inn beside the Beethoven house|
|The Bonn Munster (other end to earlier image)|
|A pavilion beside the sports ground of the University of Bonn|
|In my early days in a CSIRO laboratory I used manual mechanical|
calculating devices quite similar to the one at bottom left. Multiplication
was done by successive addition involving lots of turning of the handle!
Paul & Judy