Diaries of an architect’s wife

What this double portrait (around 1875) does not show: Clara Licht was not always happy in her marriage.

What this double portrait (around 1875) does not show: Clara Licht was not always happy in her marriage. Lehmstedt Verlag, Leipzig 2023

Clara Licht's notes, published for the first time, provide a variety of insights into the life of a middle-class woman in the German Empire.

by ANNA JOISTEN

Like many women of the past, Clara Licht stood in her husband's shadow. Hugo Licht was one of the most important Leipzig architects at the end of the 19th century.

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