A Jacobite Gazetteer - Germany - Nordrhein-Westfalen


The town of Isselburg is located 60 kilometres northwest of the city of Essen.

Since 1650 Wasserburg Anholt (Anholt Castle) has been the home of the Princes of Salm. The castle museum contains a portrait identified as being of King James III and VIII, as well as a portrait identified as being of his sister Princess Louise. 1 Each painting is oval, measures 52 cm X 41 cm, and is a copy of a 1705 original. Neither portrait bears any likeness to others of James and Louise; it is likely that they have been mis-identified.

The museum is open (entrance fee 5 euros) from May to September, Tuesday to Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.; October to April, Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Telephone: 49 (0) 2874 - 45353. Website: http://www.fuerst-salm.de.


1 Adriann W. Vliegenthart, Bildersammlung der Fürsten zu Salm (Zutphen, Germany: Walburg Pers, 1981), 203.

Image 1 (King James III and VIII): Vliegenthart, 203.

Image 2 (Princess Marie Louise): Vliegenthart, 203.

King James III and VIII
King James III and VIII
Princess Marie Louise
Princess Marie Louise

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