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Herring Fishermen putting to Sea (Lohme/Rügen)

Rügen – Herring Fishermen putting to Sea (Lohme). In front rowing past the rocks in the surf, on the right supported by a sail. On the beach numerous men preparing further boats. Wood engraving by monogramist AB after Johannes Gehrts (St. Pauli/Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: Joh. Gehrts (18)81. / A. Closs XA A B sc., otherwise typographically in German as above. 7⅛ × 9¼ in (18 × 23.4 cm).

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