Category:Leistler Bookcase

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English: Leistler Bookcase, 1850-51, shown at the The Great Exhibition, London, 1851. Leistler's exhibits were described as "massive, bold and masculine in design, and well adapted to a palace". This bookcase, "a cathedral in wood", bears elaborate decoration that referred to current debates on the unification of the German-speaking peoples. It was presented to Queen Victoria by Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and installed in Buckingham Palace. Made in Vienna, Austria. Designed by Bernardis di Bernardo; assisted by Joseph Kranner; made by Carl Leistler & Sohn; sculpted by Anton Dominik Feinkorn; carved by Franz Maler. Made out of oak. Museum no. W.12-1967. Given by the University of Edinburgh.

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