Departure of Emigrants from Basle


Immigrants boarded small boats to take them down the Rhine.

Artist: Johann Heinrich Heitz
llustration from Briefe aus Amerika von einem Basler Landmann, Basle 1806. Taken from Germans to America, 300 years of Immigration 1683-1983, Günter Moltmann ed., Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart, 1982.
c. 1805
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