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Friendship album of Carl Gotthelf Welner from Schwarzenberg, Saxony.
Pforta, Leipzig, Dresden, Naumburg, Düben and other places, 1783-1811. - Oblong 8vo. 149 ff. with more than 200 entries and 12 drawings (mostly watercolours). Contemporary calf, spine and covers gilt, marbled endpaper. Carl Gotthelf Wellner was born at Schwarzenberg, in Saxony's Erzgebirge district near the German-Czech border. From 1778 to 1783 he attended the famous Pforta school in Schulpforta, enrolled at the juridical faculty of the University of Leipzig in 1784, finished his studies in 1787 and worked appr. from 1809 onwards as a factor at the alum mine Schwemsal at Thützen. His extensive tribal book (dedicated to "patrons and friends", transl.) contains more than 200 entries incl. Carl Friedrich Wellner (his father), Christiana Sophia Wellner, née Freytag (his mother), Karl Graf von Oertzen, E. F. Hausen, Friederike Hausen, Henriette Charlotte Hausen, Justus Heinrich Hausen, A. F. Oesen, Christiane Henriette Reinhold, Giuseppe Bianchini Cornetta, Carl August Benjamin Siegel (architect and painter, 1756-1832; with watercolour, dated 1787), Georg Friedrich Tiermann, Justus Heinrich Jansen, Caroline Schlegel, née Lucuis, (writer, 1739-1833), Friederike Lepsius, née Gläser (1778-1819), August Lepsius, Wilhelmine Hansen, née Müller, Ludolf Hansen, Gottlob Benjamin Reinhold, Johanna Henriette Reinhold, Christine Friederike Freisleben, Ludwig Winkler, J. M. Reverdy, Lyon ("was shot during the revolution ", remark from C. G. Wellner), Johann Gottfried Geissler, (rector at Pforta, librarian in Gotha, 1726-1800), Johann Christoph Hand, Ernst Konstantin Herbert, Friedrich Gottlieb Barth, (linguist, 1738-1794), Christian Gottlieb Hildebrand, Benjamin Weiske (theologian, 1748-1809), Karl Friedrich Liebel (theologist, 1745-1823), Christiane Amelia Frenken, Johann Gottlieb Schmidt (mathematician, 1742-1820), Jean Georg Richelieu, Christian August Reimann, Christian Wilhelm Friedrich Schmid, Julius Wilhelm v. Oppel (statesman, 1766-1832), Karl Heinrich Grünler (engraver, 1761-1828), Christian Ludwig Sieber, Johann Carl Hering, Christian Gottlieb Günther, Alexander Wilhelm Köhler, (writer and mayor of Freiberg, 1756-1832), Karl Schütz, Carl Traugott Schmidt, Christian Johann Kühn, Johann Philipp Ehrlich, Wilhelmine v. Liebenau, née Reimann, Christian Gottlob Hartenstein, Johann Daniel Titius (astronomer, physicist andbotanist, 1729-1796), Johann Friedrich Kühn, N. N. Glaser (Welner's brother-in-law), Friedrich Krakow, Karl August Ludwig v. Weiß, Friedrich Benedikt Freytag, Ludwig Wilhelm Geldern, and Christian Heinrich Grünler. - Somewhat scratched and scuffed, slightly browned and spotty inside. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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