Lüne, former wash house
ID
 
295
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)
 
Sorting Title
 
Lüne, former wash house
 
Subject
 

A view of the wash house, facing south as one enters the monastic complex of Lüne.

 
Creation Date
 
c. 1500
 
Style Genre
 
Gothic
 
Format Medium
 

brick

 
Original Location
 

Lüne

 
Historical Context
 

In 1483 the convent built a new work house, which circa 1500 was connected with a new wash house through the pictured passageway. The work house and wash house may have been used in the preparation of the convent's famous embroidery works.

 
Related Work
 

former corn house; Lüne, former corn house

 
Current Repository
 

Lüneburg

 
Photo Credit
 
June Mecham
 
Image of Lüne, former wash house.