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Henkersteg in Nuremberg (Hangman's Bridge in Nuremberg)
  • Europe
  • Henkersteg in Nuremberg (Hangman's Bridge in Nuremberg), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Nuremberg, Germany
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.036
Description

A architectural view the western side of Henkersteg (also known as the Hangman's Bridge) in Nuremberg. The bridge spans across the Pegnitz river. The main tower connects to a wine depot on the west bank and a double arched bridge on the southwestern side. The wine depot structure is a half timber-lined house with a two story porch covered by a tiled roof awning. The bridge is comprised of stone and wood, and connects to the Trödelmarkt.