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Frankfurt Opera House
  • Europe
  • Frankfurt Opera House, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Innenstadt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.026
Description

Architectural view of Renaissance-style, basilica plan opera house. There is a panther biga statue above the pediment of the primary facade and a pegasus statue above the pediment of the topmost facade of the building. The inscription in the entablature reads "Dem Wahren, Schönen, Guten", ("To the true, the beautiful, the good").