Gustav Schönleber, Part at the Pregel in Königsberg

Königsberg, Part at the Pregel in. With rich market activity. To the left trading company for “Brandy and Distillation / Colonial Material Goods”. Wood engraving after Gustav Schoenleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for A. Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed in the stock: GS (ligated) / A. Closs X. I., otherwise per typographic caption in German as above. 9½ × 6⅝ in (24 × 16.8 cm).

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