A View of Dresden Train Station

Dublin Core

Title

A View of Dresden Train Station

Subject

Dresden Hauptbahnhof,
Dresden, Germany
Train Station
Public Transportation--1900-1908
Ernst Giese Architecture
Paul Wiedner Architecture
Gerbruder Schehel Publishing

Description

1 photographic postcard recto and verso,

A City View of the Dresden Hauptbahnhof, and surrounding city.

Creator

Ernst Giese and Paul Wiedner

Source

Originally completed in 1897 by Ernst Giese and Paul Wiedner, this station is one of the main railroad hubs in Dresden, Germany and is still in use today.

Publisher

Gebruder Schehel

Date

Postmarked: 9/10/1908 & London:12/26/09

Format

JPEG

Language

ger

Type

Photographic postcard with undivided back, 3.5 x 5.5. in.

Identifier

mv_dres_recto.jpg
mv_dres_verso.jpg

Abstract

Originally completed in 1897 by Ernst Giese and Paul Wiedner, this station connected Dresden to Berlin, and supported the industrialization of Germany at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Inscription on recto:

September 9, 08',
I can't wait to tell you how suprised and disappointed we were not to find you here when we reached Dresden a few days ago. We miss you very much but supposed you are all glad to get home. Maria is not very well but she saids to lobrahlous and is going to write to your mother soon. Love from all. Nina/

References

For more infomation, see http://www.bahnhof.de/bahnhof-de/start/#station/17814.

Provenance

Original Collection passed from Gertrude Kinnear to her sister Luree Jobe to her daughter Eleanor Jobe, who left it to her niece Elizabeth A. Mealy who left it to her granddaughter Caitlin Mealy.

Rights Holder

For rights and permissions, please contact Caitlin Mealy, catydids515@gmail.com.

Publisher Location Item Type Metadata

Location

Dresden, Germany

Producer

Gebruder Schehel

Files

mv_dres_recto.jpg
mv_dres_verso.jpg

Citation

Ernst Giese and Paul Wiedner, “A View of Dresden Train Station,” Omeka 389, accessed April 17, 2024, https://omeka.lib.jmu.edu/389/items/show/580.