WWI - MONTENEGRO – INFRASTRUCTURE: Wasserwerk in Nyegusi, Montenegro. Von den Oesterreichern erbaut. Nach der Natur gez. von H. Schwarzenberger, Leipzig. Together with: Wegebau in Montenegro. Nach der Natur gez. v. Hans Schwarzenberger, L.
The two original drawings are first-hand accounts of the construction of roads and canals by Austro-Hungary, during its occupation of Montenegro in WWI. The drawings were probably made for a publication.
Author: Hans SCHWARZENBERGER.
Place and Year: [Macedonia & Leipzig, Germany: between 1916-1918].
Technique: 2 drawings in ink and grey watercolour (Very Good, tiny holes in upper white margins) 34 x 24 cm (9.4 x 13.4 inches).
[WATER CANAL IN NJEGUŠI, MONTENEGRO, BUILT BY THE AUSTRIANS. DRAWN FROM LIFE BY H. SCHWARZENBERGER. TOGETHER WITH: BUILDING OF THE ROADS. DRAWN FROM LIFE BY H. SCHWARZENBERGER].
This pair of unique monochrome drawings in showcases building of railroads and a finished water canal in Montenegro, constructed by Austro-Hungary during its occupation of the country between 1916 and 1918, during WWI.
The images were made from life and were redrawn by the author in Leipzig, probably for a publication. We were not able to establish which publication the images may have be published in, if any.
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