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Salt mining scene, Durrnberg, Austria, 19th century.

Stiesberger, J

Salt mining scene, Durrnberg, Austria, 19th century.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm


Lithograph by J Stiesberger of Salzburg entitled 'Werk Khonhauser oder Seefahrt', showing a group of tourists crosing an underground lake in a salt mine on a floating device designed to give them a 'ride' acros the water. This lithograph is one of eight salt mining scenes taken from a booklet entitled 'Durrenberg und seine Grubenfahrt' ('Durrenberg and its Mine Rides') by Stiesberger, designed as a souvenir for tourists visiting the famous salt mines of Durrnberg (modern spelling), near Salzburg, Austria.

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