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The Metropolitan Opera Sputnik Photograph

Item# 1000007293

13 by 19 inch photographic print of famous Sputnik chandeliers on premium high gloss photographic paper.

About the Metropolitan Opera House
The Metropolitan Opera opened its new Lincoln Center home in 1966 with the world premiere of Samuel Barber'Ís Antony and Cleopatra. The opera house, a masterpiece of mid-century modern design, was created by the architect Wallace K. Harrison.


The Metropolitan Opera’s starburst chandeliers have been a beloved fixture of the opera house at Lincoln Center since it opened in 1966.  Dubbed “sputniks” after the Russian spacecraft, they reflect light brilliantly through clusters of Swarovski crystals.

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