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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
1821-1825

The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
 
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Musquito and Sedan (now Prince Adalbert)

Musquito and Sedan (now Prince Adalbert). In the arsenal harbor. The training ship after her return from two-year circumnavigation 1878-80 broadside in the harbor basin, the covered corvette alongside at the quay, presenting the fine stern. Wood engraving after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: A. Closs X. I. / GS., otherwise in German as above. 3⅝ × 7⅜ in (9.2 × 18.7 cm).

Launched in 1876 Sedan was renamed in 1878 after the ironclad ram ship Prince Adalbert of 1864, the sister of CSS Stonewall, had been scrapped. – On both sides continuous German text “Wilhelmshaven and Our Fleet”.

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