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Johann Laifle, Ridinger-Album with 50 original albumin prints
With two rarest additions to the “Most Wondrous Deer”
Johann Laifle, Ridinger-Album.
A Collection of the Finest and Rarest Deer and Roebuck Abnormities
photographed from the Original Engravings

in 50 albumin prints from 1865
in adequate showcase copy of the Red Series

Johann Elias Ridinger, Beaver
The Beaver

Johann Elias Ridinger, Four Seasons
The Four Seasons

Johann Elias Ridinger, Smooth and shaggy common Greyhounds (pen and brown ink)
Just the hounds :
Smooth and shaggy common Greyhounds
Outline design in the same direction and original size to Th. 397

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lying in wait for Hares and How They are driven by the Stoberhund
Still without the 3rd hare :
Lying in wait for Hares and How They are driven by the Stoberhund
Traced & ruddled preparatory drawing in reverse for Th. 45
from the Dr. Edward Peart Collection

Johann Elias Ridinger, American Bison
“… the domestic animal of the American Indians so to speak”
An American Bison as he fights off the attacking Bears

Johann Elias Ridinger, Lake Ammergau
For Helbing 1900 the second most valuable sheet of the set
In the Lake Ammergau in Bavaria,
so a huntsman told me likewise, that as he aimed at a wild (whooper?) swan …
also an especially big (white-tailed) eagle flew so to speak into the shot

Johann Elias Ridinger, Mary Magdalen
First time
The rosy young woman in contrast with the death’s-head :
Saint Mary Magdalen in Penitence in the Desert

Johann Elias Ridinger, How the Partridges are captured with the Net
Instructive representation of partridge catching :
How the Partridges are captured with the Net

Johann Elias Ridinger, Beavers
The Beavers have 2. or three Young Ones,
obtain their strength for breeding the other year; also grow ever more

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