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The emigrants Die auswanderer / / The Major & Knapp Engraving Co. 56 & 58 Park Place, N.Y.

The emigrants Die auswanderer / / The Major & Knapp Engraving Co. 56 & 58 Park Place, N.Y.

 
 
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Print shows a procession of emigrants with a young boy carrying an umbrella and a bag over his shoulder at the lead, walking next to a large dog; a young woman follows carrying a basket with a lamb against her left hip and holding a cattle prod in her right hand, there is a ram by her side, she looks to the right toward a young man who is standing among bushes, shielding his eyes against the sun, he has come closer for a better view and is looking at her. Two cows yoked to a wagon are behind the young woman, in the wagon are elderly women and small children, as well as bundles of household possessions; a man with a walking stick brings up the rear. In the background is a similar group of emigrants. In the upper right is a small group of people watching the procession pass.

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01/01/1882
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Major & Knapp Engraving, Manufacturing & Lithographic Co.
Kaulbach, Wilhelm von, 1804-1874.
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