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Bau-Ornamente der Neuzeit, Volume 3
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Lessing, Otto, 1846-1912. Bau-Ornamente der Neuzeit, Volume 3 - Front cover. 1881. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 25, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare/item/253/show/219.

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Lessing, Otto, 1846-1912. (1881). Bau-Ornamente der Neuzeit, Volume 3 - Front cover. Selections from the Franzheim Rare Books Room. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare/item/253/show/219

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Title Bau-Ornamente der Neuzeit, Volume 3
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Lessing, Otto, 1846-1912
Publisher Ernst Wasmuth
Date 1881
Description Otto Lessing’s Bau-Ornamente der Nezuit (roughly; ‘Building Ornaments of the Modern Era’) was published by Ernst Wasmuth in Berlin during 1881 and is written entirely in German. The book focuses on the finer points of architecture from the then-modern era; namely sculpture, plastering, and general decorations. These elements are portrayed in both photographic and illustrating prints numbering 16 in this volume with short descriptions written below each. The areas covered within are limited to Austria and Germany, with the bulk of featured pieces residing in Germany. This is the first volume in a three-volume series.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Germany
  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Austria
  • Architecture--Germany
  • Sculpture
  • Plastering
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • architecture
  • ornamentation
  • buildings
  • sculptures
  • plastering
  • decorations
  • statues
  • busts
Subject.Geographic (Local)
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Austria
  • Europe
Genre (AAT)
  • books
Language German
Type (DCMI)
  • Still Image
  • Text
Original Item Location  NA3680.L4
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1474359~S5
Digital Collection Selections from the Franzheim Rare Books Room
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/frare
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Front cover
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name uhlib_63616799_v003_000.jpg