Instructive Salmon Catching on the Rhine
Salmon Catching between Basle and Rheinfelden. From a jetty with instructive depiction of the as wide-spanned as flat net together with jib & winch. In the background further facility and on the Rhine a raft. Wood engraving after Ernst Heyn (1841 Leipsic 1894) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed in the stock: E. Heyn, otherwise typographically as above. 5⅜ × 7⅛ in (13.7 × 18 cm).
BACK: Old Town Gate in Solothurn. The rather low gate with the two salient stocky round towers as well as parts of town wall on both sides. Wood engraving after the view worked by Arthur Calamé (1843 Geneva 1919) after a design by his father Alexandre (Vevey 1810 – Mentone 1864) as above. Inscribed in the stock: Ar Calame d’ap. Alex. Calame, otherwise typographically as above. 5¼ × 4⅝ in (13.5 × 11.8 cm).
“ (Alexandre Calamé) has (his son) copy his drawings and paintings (e. g. several views of Lake Lucerne which are inscribed ‘d’après Alexandre Calame, Arthur Calame’) ”
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