Albert Kahn architecture photographs

Title

Albert Kahn architecture photographs

Publisher

Lawrence Technological University

Date Created

September 14, 2018

Alternative Title or Name

Monument to the Battle of the Nations

Creator

Schmitz, Bruno
Behrens, Christian
Metzner, Franz

Creator2

Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942 (photograph)

Creator Nationality

German

Work Type

Visual Works

Date

c. 1930

Work Location

Germany (nation)
Leipzig (inhabited place)

Subject

colossi
Michael--(Archangel)
monuments

Description

Side view of sculpture of the archangel, Michael in armor on the Monument to the Battle of the Nations designed by German architect, Bruno Schmitz and completed in 1913 to commemorate Napoleon's defeat at Leipzig, Germany in 1813. The sculptures were created by Christian Behrens and Franz Metzner, the Michael sculpture stands 39 feet tall. Photo by Detroit architect, Albert Kahn. The word, "Leipzig" is hand written on front of photograph.

Material/Medium

granite (rock)
concrete

Measurements

299 feet tall

Reproduction Type

jpeg

ID Number

LTU-AK065

Files

LTU-AK065.jpg
Date Added
June 6, 2018
Item Type
VRA Core
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Citation
“Albert Kahn architecture photographs,” LTU Digital Images, accessed October 20, 2018, https://ltuimagecollection.omeka.net/items/show/17699.