Former Town Hall and Market Church, Mannheim: Detail

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Description

St. Sebastian is the oldest Catholic parish church in the city of Mannheim; it served both as the market church (Marktkirche) and as a reception court church for the use of the Palatinate Electors. It was built as a double structure with the city hall; this is now the oldest surviving building in the city. The building is characterized by the distinctive interplay between light and surfaces of white plastered red sandstone.

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Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Altes Rathaus und St.-Sebastian-Kirche, Mannheim

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • City halls

  • Architecture

  • Sculpture, German

  • Statues

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Baroque

  • Eighteenth century

Place of Creation
  • Mannheim

  • +49.489167+8.466944

  • Mannheim, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

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Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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