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Gotthardbahn: Mittlere und untere Mayenreussbrücke

Object Details

Title:

Gotthardbahn: Mittlere und untere Mayenreussbrücke

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

French

Places:

Dornach, France (Place Created)

Wassen, Switzerland (Place Depicted)

Date:

about 1875–1882

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.392.51

Dimensions:

27.6 × 21.7 cm (10 7/8 × 8 9/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of a landscape at the foot of a mountain, with two deck struss bridges visible on the mountainside terrain. The Wassen Church with its distinctive bell tower is visible on the center left area of the image.