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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Stettin, The Harbor of. With view at the quays, front left the Mudir built 1884 for W. Briggs & Sons, Sunderland, and sold the other year to Sydsvenska Ångbåts AB. Wood engraving after a photograph by Sophus Williams (actually Sophus Vilhelm Schou, Copenhagen 1835 – Grabow 1900) in Berlin at Hermann Gedan, Leipsic. (1886.) Inscribed: H. Gedan X. I., otherwise in German as above. 5⅛ × 7⅞ in (13.1 × 19.9 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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