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Item — Box: CLX-A-1591
This is an eighteenth-century perspective view (also called "peepshow", or in the original German Guckkastendioramen) produced by German engraver and publisher Martin Engelbrecht. Printed on thin paper, from etched copper plates, and coloured in watercolour, it depicts a miniature contemporary library, complete with library users reading, discoursing, or simply admiring the shelves.Martin Engelbrecht of Augsburg, Germany started creating these...
- Names: Engelbrecht, Martin, 1684-1756 (engraver and publisher)