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Ehrenbreitstein

Object Details

Title:

Ehrenbreitstein

Artist/Maker:

Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)

Culture:

English

Place:

Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (Place Created)

Date:

1864

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.1312.6

Dimensions:

12 × 17 cm (4 3/4 × 6 11/16 in.)

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Object Description

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) as viewed from the town of Koblenz. Large and small boats are moored together along the riverbank. A man wearing a tophat stands in the foreground.