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Tell's Chapel

“ And when I had descried a shelving crag ,
That jutted , smooth atop , into the lake … ”

Tell’s Chapel. In the moonlight with boat approaching the chapel. Wood engraving by Lorenz Gottfried Rau (b. 1818) after Ernst Friedrich Heyn (1841 Leipsic 1894) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-77.) Inscribed: E. Heyn / G. Rau sc., otherwise typographically in German as above. 6¼ × 7⅜ in (15.9 × 18.7 cm).

Gallery on the Axen road

VERSO: Gallery on the Axen road. With telegraph line. Wood engraving as above, but after Albert Hertel (1843 Berlin 1912; “a true artistic relation to nature”, Thieme-Becker). Inscribed: AH (ligated) 1876, otherwise typographically in German as above. 7⅜ × 4¾ in (18.7 × 11.9 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.

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„ Habe heute Ihre Sendung dankend erhalten. Freue mich schon, das Buch meinem Mann … zu Weihnachten zu schenken. Liebe Grüße aus … am Dachstein “

(Frau K. G., 12. September 2007)