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Bombardment of Neuf-Brisach, 1870

Neuf-Brisach, Bombardment of, (late) 1870. One of the six November nights of the German siege firing across the Rhine, which finally led to the capture of the town with her French garrison of 5500 men, the latter existing till 1992. Wood engraving after Wilhelm von Diez (Bayreuth 1839 – Munich 1907) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875/76.) Inscribed in the stock W.D., otherwise typographically in German as above. 2½ × 7 in (6.4 × 17.8 cm).

Sans-culottes

Continuous local text on both sides. – BACK: Sans-culottes. 1793. Wood engraving after the same. Inscribed in the stock W. Diez / A. Closs X.I. / R. Köber sc., otherwise typographically in German as above. 5¼ × 7⅛ in (13.5 × 18 cm).

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