It was begun in 1878 by Ludwig II
but left unfinished after his mysterious death.
Home to a wide selection of the Maison's core writing instruments, the new boutique includes a variety of collectables such as the Patron of Arts Homage, Ludwig II
and the new Montblanc Heritage Rouge & Noir, Spider Metamorphosis Special Edition that capture the Maison's early pioneering spirit with a spider design inspired by the Maison's legacy.
The Architecture Under King Ludwig II
: Palaces and Factories
During the award ceremony, Montblanc unveiled its new Patron of Art Limited Edition writing instrument paying homage to Ludwig II
of Bavaria, a lover of art history, architecture and music, and one of the greatest patrons of the 19th century.
The exhibition considers not only the region's unique landscape and its people -- including at least one notable member of the Wittelsbach family, King Ludwig II
-- but also highlights the ways these myths have come to life in stories and in artifacts that date back hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
It winds for 255 miles, south from the historic Wurzburg, through Alpine glades and to the Schloss Neuschwanstein, known as the "fairy castle." Built on orders from King Ludwig II
in the late 19th century, it's Bavaria's top tourist attraction.
ROYAL MURDER MYSTERIES Mon 8pm Yesterday Gay, eccentric and living in a fairytale castle, King Ludwig II
of Bavaria was diagnosed as insane, deposed from the throne in 1886 - and found drowned in a lake three days later.
When the grave was found 60 years later, archeologists only discovered nine bodies, not MAD KING Ludwig II
's thought it was just an accident.
They think her descendants could one day try to reclaim the Russian MAD KING Ludwig shrouded King Ludwig II
: The Mad King of Bavaria Well known for his eccentric behaviour and passion for spending large amounts, which left him in debt, Bavaria's King Ludwig II
was loved by his people - but hated by his government.
They think her descendants could one day try to reclaim the Russian MAD KING Ludwig II
's shrouded in Prince George: Tragedy or Treason He was a bisexual prince whose antics were a constant source of embarrassment to the Palace.
Riddle of the Romanovs King Ludwig II
: The Mad King of Bavaria PRINCE Tragedy They ruled Russia for more than three centuries.