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Rükkehr des Herrn von Saussure vom Mont-Blanc

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Description

Group of men in traditional Swiss costume with walking sticks, on the right side a man is decending a mountain with a ladder, while three other men are watching; within a wash border. Aquatint with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Johann Jakob Sperli
Inscription: Lettered below with the title and production details: 'Danzer, del' , 'Sperli scp', 'no 21' , 'Basel bey Maehly & Schabelitz' , 'Proprieté des Editeurs' and 'publié par Maebly & Schabelitz, Magasin d'Estampes à Bâle'
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From the Watercolour World

Location

Mont Blanc, France

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