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Christian Eduard Boettcher, German 1818-1889
Born in Imgenbroich near Montjoie, Christian Eduard Boettcher was the son of a factory director. In 1834, after the early death of his parents, the boy went to live with his aunt. He began working as a lithography assistant for the Eberoche Publishing Company in Stuttgart, and later worked for the Von Aruz Lithography Company. A man of various talents, Boettcher also began painting portraits.
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