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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Shipyard & Water Tower. Extensive shipyard or naval arsenal site with warehouses and workshops. In the middle distance steamships in the harbor basin. Wood engraving after a photograph by Louis Koch (1843-1901) in Bremen at Richard Henkel. (1886.) Inscribed: R. Henkel X. A., otherwise in German as above. 9 x 11.5 cm. – The prefixed inscription “Wilhelmshaven” rejected there as erroneously.
(Osteneck, Zur xylographischen Darstellung im 19. Jahrhundert, in Lüneburger Beiträge zur Vedutenforschung, pp. 120 ff.).
Through which at the same time the previous “for ever recurrent stereotypy (of perspectives criticised by Osteneck) was avoided” and so only frequently rare places and details came into sight.
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