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Looking at Things: Franz Hanfstaengl’s Photographs

by Serena Deng, Photography Collection Research Intern


photography, Franz Hanfstaengl, intern

In 1871, the Royal Historical Museum in Dresden (the present-day Green Vault) commissioned German photographer Franz Hanfstaengl to document the objects in its collection. Among the 160 photographs produced, lively prints of five found their way to the Cincinnati Art Museum.