Königsberg: Steindammer Street. Market activity before, quite in front, “Cigar & Tobacco Louis Groskopff”, behind the multilevel house “43 / Fancy Goods / Toys / en gros warehouse of Carl Simsky”. Wood engraving after Gustav Schoenleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) by or for Adolf Cloß, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed in the stock: GS (ligated) / A. Closs, otherwise per typographic caption in German as above. 4¾ × 5⅜ in (11.9 × 13.8 cm).
VERSO: The Detroit Glen. One of the several steep glens in Sambia Peninsula. Wood engraving by monogramist I K after photographic take by Gottheil. Inscribed in the stock: A. Closs, otherwise per typographic caption in German as above. 5⅛ × 6 in (12.9 × 15.1 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides, i. a. with “Königsberg is a tripolis …”.
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