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Vue de la Ville et des Environs de Lindau

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View of the town of Lindau on an island in Lake Constance; it is connected to the mainland by a bridge on the left; on the island, two church towers on the left rise above the town, and on the right side of the island is a crop field; on the bank of the mainland are more crop fields, including vineyards in the centre towards the foreground; buildings dispersed around the area; a road crosses the immediate foreground, where there is a milestone to the right and a chalet to the left; both a horse-drawn cart carrying hay and a horse-drawn carriage travel on the road; mountainous background and snowy peaks in the distance. Etching with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Bartholome Fehr; Print maker - Heinrich Thomann
Inscription: Lettered below image: "Dessiné par J.C Mayr." and "Gravé par H. Thomann."
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Lindau, Bavaria, Germany

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