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Cabaret Fledermaus / Wien. Karntnerstrasse 33

1907-8 (made)
Place Of Origin

Postcard depicting the mosaic-tiled interior of the Cabaret Fledermaus in Vienna.
view Art Deco printmakers The Art Deco design movement touched every creative medium from roughly 1910 to 1940, and prints and posters of the age were no exception. Ultimately about pleasure and modernity, the style widely reflected themes of fast-paced city life and featured bold geometric forms.
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithographic printed postcard
Brief Description
Josef Hoffmann, 'Cabaret Fledermaus / Wien. Karntnerstrasse 33', lithographic postcard, No.75 in the series published by the Wiener Werkstätte, 1907-8
Physical Description
Postcard depicting the mosaic-tiled interior of the Cabaret Fledermaus in Vienna.
  • Height: 118mm (image)
  • Width: 80mm (image)
  • Height: 142mm (sheet)
  • Width: 90mm (sheet)
Production typeMass produced
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Miss Gertrude Barrison [black text on black] / Cabaret Fledermaus / Wien. Karntnerstrasse 33 (As 'Miss Gertrude Barrison' is blacked out, it may have been printed in error, perhaps using the block for postcard no. 68 (Circ.506-1972). Some other examples of postcard no. 75 do not have this line.)
  • Wiener Werkstatte Wien 1. Graben 15 Postkate No 75
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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