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For operating artists and scholars alike, this is often an unmatched treasury of the equipment, thoughts, and examples of serious illustrators from the sunrise of printing to the 20 th century. that includes works by means of Goya, Hogarth, Dürer, Morris, Doré, Beardsley, and others, it serves as a reference in addition to a pleasant shopping publication.

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7), pp. 29–39. 11 In fact Koldewey was well aware that the proposals for restitution by Andrae were beyond the facts proved by the excavations, when he commented on the Babylon tower in 1913: “Die ganze Höhe des Turmes kennen wir nicht. ” See: Koldewey 1913 (see fn. 3), pp. 191–192. 58 Johannes Cramer Fig. cat. Wiedererstehendes Babylon (see fn. 4), p. 24. Fig. -cat. Wiedererstehendes Babylon (see fn. 4), p. 35. Rebuilding the Past 59 Fig. 3: Walter Andrae: Babylon, reconstruction, processional way by night, 1923, coloured chalk, Archiv, Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB.

Cat. Wiedererstehendes Babylon (see fn. 4), p. 24. Fig. -cat. Wiedererstehendes Babylon (see fn. 4), p. 35. Rebuilding the Past 59 Fig. 3: Walter Andrae: Babylon, reconstruction, processional way by night, 1923, coloured chalk, Archiv, Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB. Fig. 4: Walter Andrae: Babylon, reconstruction, Tower, Euphrates bridge and Marduk sanctuary, 1923, coloured chalk, Archiv, Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB. 60 Johannes Cramer Fig. -cat. Der Schrei nach dem Turmhaus (see fn. 12), p.

Despite Hoffmann and Bode’s fierce opposition, Wiegand was determined to open room in Messel’s plans for a grandiose reconstruction, and ultimately succeeded in securing Kaiser Wilhelm’s support. ” Wiegand also argues that Hoffmann attempted to hinder the effect of the “scenery” by initially arranging the Kaiser’s viewpoint too close to the model – only 10 meters: an effort Wiegand noticed and prevented the day of the Kaiser’s visit. This anecdote is certainly as telling about Wilhelm as Wiegand’s idea of museum display: the Kaiser was flattered to learn that the distance between the Caesar’s seat and the arches of the proscenium in the Roman theater was equal to the distance of his viewpoint to the Milesian model at that very moment.

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