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VOM FELS - ZUM MEER

"From the mountains to the sea". Superb colored & richly gilded lithograph shows young-looking KAISER WILHELM II surmounted by crown & flanked by flags. (Neat writing in space provided for this purpose & where it HAD to be!). - Notes from previous collec

German
Heinrich & Aug. Brüning, Hanau (German, 1898–1905)


Dimensions

Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.8396

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Lith. Kunstanstalt, Heinr. & Aug. Bruning, Hanau Dep 5744
Back: undivided. Used.

Inscription

Yes, "7/3 1898."

Markings

Canceled. Sent 1898 from Oldenburg, Germany to Innsbruck, Austria.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder