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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
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. 9.2 x 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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