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Disembarkation Boat (Borkum)

Borkum – Disembarkation Boat. The holiday guests changing from the boat into the high-wheeled wagon waiting in water just up to the horses’ belly. Wood engraving by H. Wagner after Johannes Gehrts (St. Pauli/Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed in the stock: Joh. Gehrts (18)80 / A. Closs X. I. H. Wagner sc., and typographically per caption in German as above. 3½ × 7⅜ in (8.8 × 18.7 cm).

“ From the ship you climb down into the boat and are lead by the same a short distance to the wagons which have driven up through the shallow water as far as possible. Onto these you have to … climb up … Then follows the drive … ”

Bathing before the cabin cart on Borkum

BACK: Bathing before the cabin cart on Borkum. Wood engraving after Gehrts as before. Inscribed in the stock: Joh. G. 3⅛ × 3⅞ in (7.9 × 9.8 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides about arrival & tourism on Borkum.

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