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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Hamburg – Harbour seen from the Sailor’s House. In the foreground the quay, on the water the infinite plenty of vessels. Wood engraving by or for Carl Angerer in Vienna after a photograph by Strumper & Co., Hamburg. (1886.) 5⅛ × 7¾ in (13.1 × 19.7 cm).
(Osteneck, Zur xylographischen Darstellung im 19. Jahrhundert, in Lüneburger Beiträge zur Vedutenforschung, pp. 120 ff.).
Through which at the same time the previous “for ever recurrent stereotypy (of perspectives criticised by Osteneck) was avoided” and so only frequently rare places and details came into sight.
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