Alexander von Humboldt.
Gedr. im Konigl. Lith: Institut, Berlin 1828 v. Helmlehner.
Scarce lithograph, sheet 440 x 290mm. 17¼ x 11½".
Fine portrait of Alexander Von Humboldt (1769 - 1859), Prussian naturalist and explorer who explored much of Central and South America. Charles Darwin described him as 'the greatest scientific traveller who ever lived.' He is widely respected as one of the founders of modern geography. Alexander von Humboldt's travels, experiments, and knowledge transformed western science in the nineteenth century. Published at the royal lithographic press in Berlin.
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