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Mausoleum Reichenbach Lessonitz

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Picture taken at the Frankfurt Main Cemetery / Germany.


About the historical background of this mausoleum:

The mausoleum Reichenbach Lessonitz located on a hill in Won F. The whole building is designed in Byzantine style in red sandstone Main. An octagonal dome rises connect to the memorial room with a square base, to which narrow on three sides enclosed recesses for sarcophagi. On the fourth side is the entrance hall, lit only by the round window above the front door. The mausoleum was built in 1845-1847 by the architect Friedrich Hessemer by Elector Wilhelm II of Hesse (1777-1847) in memory of his second wife, the Countess Emilie of Reichenbach-Lessonitz born Ortlepp (1791-1843), they However, until 1896 was reburied here. As the first in 1861, her second son Carl-Gustav Graf von Reichenbach-Lessonitz (1818-1861) was buried in the mausoleum. The crucifix inside comes from the sculptor Johann Nepomuk Zwerger, the marble sarcophagus of the Countess of the sculptor Eduard Schmidt of Launitz. The mausoleum is open to the public only under special guides.
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Image size
2014x3038px 6.01 MB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D40
Shutter Speed
1/640 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
35 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Mar 1, 2011, 1:56:21 PM
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rahag's avatar
Very beautiful shot
I liked the color
Sorry I hurry in writing and did not watch out that I wrote in my language