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Interior View of the New Hanover Synagogue (n.d.)
Designed in 1870 by Edwin Oppler, the Hannover Synagogue was part Rhenish Romantic cathedral and part Parisian neo-Romanesque church; it was the first large, free-standing synagogue in Germany. It was destroyed on the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht], November 9, 1938.