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Campe 1815 Gellert
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Campe 1815 Gellert

Author: Friedrich Campe (1777-1846)
Year: 1815
Description: Copper engraving by Friedrich Campe "Das Rhinoceros von Gellert". This illustrates the poem "Der arme Greis" by Christian Furchtegott Gellert: "Um das Rhinoceros zu sehn, (Erzahlte mir mein Feund), beschloss ich auszugehn." Refers to the visit of Clara, the Indian rhino to Leipzig in 1747.
The engraving was published in 1815-1820 in the series "Deutsche Classiker"
Location: Captive - Europe
Subject: Captivity - Before 1800
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 336,7 kb
Dimensions: 1286x1054 px
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