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Golden angel

One of the best preserved figures in the crypt gallery (Gruftenweg) at the main cemetery in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. This figure is in a private niche behind locked iron gates, which perhaps explains why it is undamaged - I had to carefully pass my camera through the bars of the gate in oder to take this shot. The figure dates from 1902.

 

Please view in full size for the best golden angelic effect.

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Taken on April 30, 2009