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Ruins of the Ancient Theatre of Syracuse

Syracuse, Ruins of the Ancient Theatre of. At the fountain laundry women, in the middle distance property, the circle of the arena dominating the foreground. Wood engraving after Alfred Metzener (Niendorf 1833 – Zweisimmen, Bern, 1905) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: within the subject AM., otherwise typographically in German as above. 12.4 x 18.8 cm. – Continuous local text on both sides.
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