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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Fishing Family on Board. The fisher smoking his pipe on a coil while the wife directs with one arm the helm, otherwise the sewing kit. Beside the three kids and the dog with dog house, keeping the lookout. On the boom several flounders hung up to dry. Wood engraving by the monogramist C K after Johannes Gehrts (St. Pauli/Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880-81.) 4¾ × 5¾ in (12 × 14.5 cm).
BACK: Tower of Wangerooge. Wood engraving after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917). 3¾ × 4¾ in (9.6 × 11.9 cm). – On both sides continuous subject + local text.
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