Umbrella – Bohn, German von (Heilbronn 1812 – Stuttgart 1899). The Italian Family Umbrella. Little girl sitting on a stone bench and holding the large folded umbrella. Wood engraving by Octave Éduard Jean Jahyer (1826 Paris 1868) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: GR (sic!) / Jahyer sc., otherwise in German as above. 8 × 6¼ in (20.3 × 15.8 cm).
BACK: Villa Falconieri at Frascati. View across the park-like landscape at the villa later belonging to German emperor William II. Wood engraving as before, but after Karl Lindemann-Frommel (Markirch 1819 – Rome 1891). Inscribed: Lindemann-Frommel, otherwise in German as above. 3¾ × 7¼ in (9.6 × 18.3 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.
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“ Subject: Thanks!
Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.
I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”
(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)