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Elbing / Westprussia – Elbing Lowland seen from the Thumberg, The. Lateral right a locality (Bollwerk?). Wood engraving by Adolf Closs (1840 Stuttgart 1894, “at that time one of the best [wood engravers] in Germany“, Thieme-Becker) after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917). (1880/81.) Inscribed: GS / A. Closs sc, otherwise in German as before. 2⅝ × 7⅜ in (6.8 × 18.8 cm).

BACK: The Fresh Spit of Land near Kahlberg. Wood engraving after the same, but without engraver signature. 3¼ × 7⅜ in (8.2 × 18.7 cm). – Continuous text “(Elbing and the Fresh Spit of Land)” on both sides. – Ad I: One of the rarer works engraved by Closs himself; the studio works predominate.

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„ Das Jahr 2014 geht zu Ende. Das gibt Veranlassung Ihnen sehr herzlich zu danken für viele jagdhistorische Informationen mit kunsthistorischem Charakter. Besonders dankbar bin ich für die Beschaffung des Bildes … “

(Herr W. W., 18. Dezember 2014)