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Gustav Schoenleber, Schlüsseltonne

“ The Old Famous Schlüsseltonne ”

Bremen – Schlüsseltonne (Key Buoy or Bremen Buoy). Close by two sailing boats. Wood engraving after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: GS. / A. Closs X I, otherwise typographicall as above. 4¼ × 3⅝ in (10.9 × 9.3 cm).

“ … the since old famous Schlüsseltonne well-known to all boatmen, supposedly one of the oldest sea-marks in the world, for it origins from the middle of the 17th century (1664). ”

Gustav Schönleber, Weser Barges

BACK: Weser Barges. Especially at the jetty, enlivened by figures. Wood engraving as before, but at Kaeseberg & Oertel. Inscribed: G. Sch. / Kaeseberg & Oertel X. I., otherwise typographically as above. 3½ × 7⅜ in (8.9 × 18.8 cm). – On both sides beginning, not concluded Weser text particularly on the sea-marks in the estuarial area.

Offer no. 8,275 | EUR 46. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping