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Gotthardbahn: Station Lugano

Object Details

Title:

Gotthardbahn: Station Lugano

Artist/Maker:

Adolphe Braun & Cie (French, founded 1876, dissolved 1889)

Culture:

French

Places:

Dornach, France (Place Created)

Lugano, Switzerland (Place Depicted)

Date:

about 1875–1882

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.391.38

Dimensions:

21.2 × 27.3 cm (8 3/8 × 10 3/4 in.)

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Object Description

View of a number of multi-story buildings at the top of a hill, with a densely vegetated area visible in the foreground. An unpaved road leads from the foreground to the top of the hill.