Dusseldorf – Garden Party of the Dusseldorf Artists. Historical pageant through park landscape lit up by Chinese lanterns and torches with the emperor’s group accompanied by rich train including band at the center as part of the Dusseldorf Emperor Days of 1877. Toned wood engraving by H. Wagner after Wilhelm Simmler (Geisenheim 1840 – 1914?). (1877.) Inscribed: H. Wagner sc. / WS (ligated), otherwise typographically in Dutch as above. 19.7 x 23.8 cm. – From the about simultaneous Dutch edition. – Isolated quite faint foxspots on the back, not perceptible from front.
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