|(6266)||Letzel = 1986 TB3|
Discovered 1986 October 4 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
|Named in memory of Jan Letzel (1880-1925), Czech architect inspired
by the Art Nouveau style and who worked in Japan from 1907 to 1923.
He designed the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall in 1915.
This building, the most elegant in the city, became world famous as the
Genbaku Dome or A-bomb Dome, which was left in ruins as an eternal symbol of
the tragedy of Hiroshima on 1945, August 6. |
Name suggested by J. Tichá.
|(MPC 34342 | 1999 April 2)|