Abstract

Official welcoming of King Friedrich August II. (1797–1854) and his second wife Maria Anna (1805–1877) at the Leipzig train station. Work on the first Saxon railway began in 1834 and ended in 1839. Upon completion, the railway connected Leipzig to the Saxon capital of Dresden. Wood engraving, 1838.

Reception of the King and Queen of Saxony at Leipzig Station (1838)

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Source

Source: bpk-Bildagentur, image number 20003267. For rights inquiries, please contact Art Resource at requests@artres.com (North America) or bpk-Bildagentur at kontakt@bpk-bildagentur.de (for all other countries).

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Reception of the King and Queen of Saxony at Leipzig Station (1838), published in: German History in Documents and Images, <https://germanhistorydocs.org/en/from-vormaerz-to-prussian-dominance-1815-1866/ghdi:image-290> [February 02, 2023].