Rudolf Cronau Drawing of New York street from 1880's, Print from German Newspaper

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“In 1881, Rudolf Cronau (1855-1939) was sent to the United States as a special correspondent for the German newspaper Die Gartenlaube. His assignment was to produce a series of articles documenting American landscapes, cities, Native Americans, and life on the frontier…”

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This is an illustration of a typical New York City street scene printed in a German newspaper in the late 1880s. It has been professionally matted and framed in a gilded wooden frame, behind non-glare glass. There is a bit of staining on the back of the frame that is not anywhere else. A handsome piece for a history buff’s wall.

18” H x 14” W x 1” D

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