Albert Kahn architecture photographs

Title

Albert Kahn architecture photographs

Publisher

Lawrence Technological University

Date Created

September 12, 2018

Alternative Title or Name

Handelshof
Messehaus Handelshof

Creator

Weidenbach, Georg, 1853-1928
Tschammer, Richard, 1860-1929
Wollstadter, Bruno, 1878-1940

Creator2

Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942 (photograph)

Creator Nationality

German

Work Type

Single Built Works

Date

1908-1909

Work Location

Germany (nation)
Leipzig (inhabited place)

Style/Period

Art Nouveau

Subject

market halls
reliefs (sculptures)
entrances

Description

View of the entrance to Handelshof a trading palace built in 1908-1909 in Leipzig, Germany, with high relief sculpture of a man and woman standing on pedestals on opposite sides of the entrance, above reliefs of faces. Above the lintel is a figure (cherub?) atop a horse. The architects who designed the building were Georg Weidenbach and Richard Tschammer and the sculptor was Bruno Wollstadter. The building suffered heavy damage during allied bombing raids in World War II but was renovated and is now The Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof. Photo by Detroit architect, Albert Kahn. The word, "Leipzig" is hand written on front of photograph.

Material/Medium

sandstone
plaster

Reproduction Type

jpeg

ID Number

LTU-AK061

Files

LTU-AK061.jpg
Date Added
June 6, 2018
Item Type
VRA Core
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Citation
“Albert Kahn architecture photographs,” LTU Digital Images, accessed November 17, 2018, https://ltuimagecollection.omeka.net/items/show/17695.