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Gustav Schoenleber, Sea Dike on Pelworm

Pelworm, Sea Dike on. Local view. In front shepherd. Wood engraving of the monogramist EM after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for A. Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Monogrammed, inscribed. 3½ × 7¼ in (8.9 × 18.5 cm).

Johannes Gehrts, Interior of a Hallig House

VERSO: Interior of a Hallig House. The family with dog, on the right loom. Wood engraving after Johannes Gehrts (Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921). Inscribed: Joh. Gehrts. (18)80. / Kaeseberg & Oertel X. I., otherwise in German as above. 4⅝ × 6⅞ in (11.8 × 17.5 cm). – On both sides continuing text on dike construction – “the dikes remain work of man” – , Halligen (tiny islands with farms in the shallows) + islands. – Text feebly browned particularly on the back.

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