Einstein Tower (Potsdam, Germany) : Overall view, showing seven-story tower

Creator:
Mendelsohn, Erich, 1887-1953
Published/Created:
summit of the Potsdam Telegraphenberg, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
ca. 1917-1921
Date Depicted:
2008
1900 AD - 1949 AD
Materials:
brick
concrete
stucco
Notes:
An astrophysical observatory in the Albert Einstein Science Park in Potsdam, Germany built by Erich Mendelsohn. It was built on the summit of the Potsdam Telegraphenberg to house a solar telescope designed by the astronomer Erwin Finlay-Freundlich. The te
Variant Titles:
Einsteinturm
Topics:
Architecture -- Germany -- 20th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Expressionist
Twentieth century
Culture:
German
Accession Number:
1A1-MER-ET-A2
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
observatories (AAT)
towers (built works) (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architecture; scientific or medical; Restoration and conservation buildings; research buildings; observatories
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Addition Module Six
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
2008
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4125
OID:
10076033
PID:
digcoll:2339318