1914 Print Norddeutscher Lloyd North German Lloyd Office Building Bremen Germany

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"L'Hôtel du Norddeutscher Lloyd"

This is an original 1914 black and white halftone print of the headquarters building of Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL) (North German Lloyd), the German shipping company in Bremen, Germany. This Renaissance Revival style building, designed by architect Johann Poppe, was built between 1907 and 1910. It was severely damaged during World War II and no longer stands.

CONDITION

This 101+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.75 x 9.25 inches; 17 x 23 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional collection of historic halftone and color prints from 1914. These images of famous places, architecture and cityscapes, monuments, and people provide a fascinating picture of pre-World War I Germany. Many of the images (including battleships, U-boats, Krupp factories and arms) also document the rise of German nationalism and the growing militarization of the German Empire in the years preceding the first global conflict. Sadly, many of these beautiful buildings and cities that survived the First World War were subsequently either damaged or destroyed during the Second World War.

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