Aachen Cathedral (Kaiserdom): bronze gallery rail

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RIBApix ref no RIBA5589
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryGermany
CityAachen
Subject Date0001
Image Date1964
ViewInterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceES2540.3
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The cathedral, also known as the Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral), was built by Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor, in 792-805. The Palatine Chapel, designed by Odo of Metz, holds the remains of Charlemagne (742-814) and was the site of coronations for 600 years.

Subject tags

cathedrals, bronze, metalwork, railings