Antique print dated 1895.
The page is over 115 years old and in good condition.
In order to enhance and protect the page we have set in within a bespoke frame and mount.
Frame size 400mm x 370mm. available also in a
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Entitled – Berlin. Unter Den Linden.
From a Photo by The Berlin Photographic Co.
Below the picture an inscription reads:
Berlin. – At the east end of the Linden is the equestrian statue (in bronze) of Frederick the Great, erected in 1851, and probably the finest monument of its kind in Europe; it is 44ft. high.
To the right of the statue is the Palace of the Emperor William I., and on the opposite side lies the Academy.
In a straight line with the eastern prolongation of the Linden is the Schloss Brucke (Palace Bridge), which is 106ft. wide, and is adorned with eight groups in marble.
To the left beyond the bridge lies the Lustgarten, a square 247yds. long and 220yds. wide, formerly a garden belonging to the Palace and afterwards converted into a drill-ground; it is now inclosed by the Royal Palace on the south, the Cathedral on the east, and the Old Museum on the north.
In the centre, on a granite pedestal 20ft. high, is an equestrian statue of the Emperor William III.
The Royal Palace forms a rectangle 650ft. long and 380ft. deep, and it incloses two larger and two smaller courts.
The four stories rise to a height of 100ft., and the whole is surmounted by a dome 230ft. high.
A purple banner hoisted on the north side indicates the Emperor’s presence.
To the east of the Lustgarten, between the Palace and the Museum, is the Cathedral, an insignificant building wholly unworthy of a great European capital.
The Old Museum, perhaps the finest building in Berlin, is 284ft. long, 175ft. deep, and 62ft. high.
The New Museum is connected with the Old Museum by a passage, which contains a magnificent staircase 125ft. long, 50ft. wide, and 65ft. high.
The National Gallery lies to the east of the New Museum; it contains over 500 paintings.
The Schauspielhaus, or theatre, seats 1,500 persons, and its dimensions are : length, 252ft.; depth, 165ft.; height, 125ft.
It was erected in 1821 to replace the old theatre, burnt down in 1817.
Altogether, there are twenty theatres in Berlin.
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