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BERLIN 1888 William II. Opening of Reichstag - Victorian Era Print 15" x 29"

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Date of Creation
Original Print
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William Wegman
Genre Scene
Medium (up to 36in.)

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!!! NOTE !!! if the image in the description shows a broken image icon, right click on the icon then select “copy the image location” and then paste it into your browser’s address box to see the image OR send me a message to get more images if they do not all show. The Opening of the German Parliament (Reichstag) by His Majesty Emperor WIlliam II on 25 June 1888 Another Fine Quality Print from Martin2001 See the specifics condition notes below. The photos show the print after and before the fold was smoothed out details. Print Specifics: Type of print: Wood Engraving (Xylograph) - Original antique print Year of printing: not indicated in the print - est. 1890s Artist: von Werner Publisher: Richard Bong, Hanfstaengl, Berlin. Condition: 1-2 (1. Excellent - 2. Very good - 3. Good - 4. Fair) The print was originally folded twice by the publisher, making this print unsuitable for framing and display. In order to return this print 'to life,' I carefully smoothed out the folds/creases, touched them up where necessary and applied medium heavy, archival tape on the back of the folds to prevent them from reoccurring. Although it is impossible to completely repair these folds/creases, from a normal distance they are virtually indiscernible. Light age toning of paper along the original fold. Dimensions: 15 x 29 inches, including blank margins (borders) around the image. 1 inch = 2,54 cm. Paper weight: 3 (1. Thick - 2. Heavier - 3. Medium heavy - 4. Slightly heavier - 5. Thin) Reverse side: Blank Note: Green color around the print in the photos is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed. Narrative: On 24 June 1888 the new Kaiser and Kaiserin moved out of the small Marmorpalais in Potsdam into the Stadtschloss in Berlin. As their carriage drove through the Brandenburg Gate, accompanied by two outriders and with detachments of the aristocratic Gardes-du-Corps regiment preceding and following the carriage, Unter den Linden was as crammed with onlookers as it had been three months earlier for the funeral of the old Kaiser.9 The next day the grandiose ceremony of the opening of the Reichstag took place; it was even more effective than the proclamations of 15 and 18 June as a spectacular prelude to the new era.. Martin2001 Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy! Any print purchased from me may be returned for any (or no) reason for a full refund including all postage. seller since 1998. Five-star service.

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