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Lichtenau in Gronland

Artist/Maker:
Neuhauser, Wilhelm Fredriech
Place Made:
Niesky Germany
Date Made:
1820
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
HOA 6 1/2; WOA 9 7/8
Accession Number:
3234.1
Description:
One of a series of views of Moravian communities around the world published by Wilhelm Fredriech Neuhauser. The Moravian missions in Greenland were established by the Moravian church and operated between 1733 and 1900. The community of Lichtenau was established in 1774.

ARTIST: Wilhelm Ferdinand Neuhäuser was born December 24, 1795 in Niesky, remained unmarried, and died in Niesky on February 3, 1833.