John Sebastian Bach.with Views of The St. Thomas's School, Bach's Monument, St. Thomas's Church, & Observatory at Leipzig.
John Tallis & Company, London & New York [n.d., c.1850]
Engraving, sheet 270 x 180mm (10½ x 8"). Trimmed, as published.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), renowned German composer, inset with views of significant places in his life. In 1723 he was appointed Kantor of the Thomasschule in Leipzig, a position held conjointly with that as civic director. Bach was also responsible for the music of four churches in the city, including the Thomaskirche. Also shown are the city's observatory and a monument erected in honour of the composer.
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