This is an original 1914 black and white halftone print of "Karlskirche, Vienna." In this image is the famed elongated ellipsoid dome of St. Charles's Church in Vienna, Austria. Located on the south end of the Karlsplatz, the church is one of the best examples of baroque church architecture in the world. Two bas-relief columns flank the church, framing the dome.
This 97+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. Minor print defect - top left corner. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 4.5 inches; 14 x 11 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This collection represents the life and locales of Austria-Hungary in 1914, immediately before the outbreak of The Great War, World War I, a conflict that ripped apart the traditional borders and monarchies of the European continent. The images capture a place and a people at the historic end of a European empire.
Reproductive art by Stauda.
Keywords specific to this image: Austria-Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire