Turin – Porta Palatina. The imposing town gate, in front of it figurines, i. a. with carriage and pair. Wood engraving by monogramist O.(?) H. after Theodor Alexander Weber (Leipsic 1838 – Paris 1907) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: within the subject (O.?) H. sc., otherwise typographically in German as above. 7⅞ × 6¼ in (19.9 × 15.9 cm).
BACK: Road to Chiesa di Superga. The elevated last resting-place of the kings on whose serpentine road a man with loaded donkey troubles himself upward. Wood engraving after Oskar Wisnieski (1819 Berlin 1891). Inscribed: within the subject O. W., otherwise in German as above. 7½ × 4⅜ in (18.9 × 11 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.
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