Russia Returns Medieval Church Glass — War Salvage — to Germany

Date: 13 April 2006

Russia announced that it would return to Germany six 14th-century stained glass windows taken from a church by the Red Army during World War II, AFP reported.

The medieval windows were removed from the Marienkirche church in the northeast city of Frankfurt an der Oder and are now housed at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.“The six stained glass windows from the Marienkirche church considered missing have been discovered in the Pushkin Museum which is preparing to display them before returning them to Germany,” said Russian Culture Minister Alexander Sokolov, during a press conference in Moscow.He added that an expert had confirmed that the works came from the German church.You can find the entire news article on the website below... Russia announced that it would return to Germany six 14th-century stained glass windows taken from a church by the Red Army during World War II, AFP reported.

The medieval windows were removed from the Marienkirche church in the northeast city of Frankfurt an der Oder and are now housed at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.

“The six stained glass windows from the Marienkirche church considered missing have been discovered in the Pushkin Museum which is preparing to display them before returning them to Germany,” said Russian Culture Minister Alexander Sokolov, during a press conference in Moscow.

He added that an expert had confirmed that the works came from the German church.

You can find the entire news article on the website below...

600450 Russia Returns Medieval Church Glass — War Salvage — to Germany glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

Experience the construction industry of the future at BAU 2023
Discover the combined know-how for glass of the HEGLA Group.
Stimulating the development of construction will lead to increased production of sheet glass
For several months Viprotron has been working in secret on an important project. And now it is live!
Independent Life Cycle Assessments for Kuraray Poval™, PVB, PVB film and SentryGlas®.
HEGLA is proud to introduce the Laserbird, a system that can manipulate the top layer of a pane of glass up to 9,000 x 3,300 mm in size.

Add new comment

From industry

Am Pfahlgraben 4
35415 Pohlheim
Germany