Rickmer Rickmers


  Sketchbook,Rickmer Rickmers, Inkand Guoache 2011 © Astrid Volquardsen Originally the sail ship Rickmer Rickmers was built for gods transport and its first journey in 1886 brought it as far as Hong Kong. Now it has found its place in … Read More

Sailing to connect


Sailing to connect 30×30 cm, 2011,© Astrid Volquardsen, 2011 During the winter months the so called pancake ice can be seen on the river Elbe and this results in beautiful light situations. About everywhere in the harbor towbots are on … Read More

Silvergrey River


Sketchbook, 2011 © Astrid Volquardsen Just before the big container ships reach the harbour of Hamburg the river bends, so one cannot see, what kind of ship might appear in the distance. After a heavy rain shower one of these … Read More

Ballinstadt Hamburg


Skizzenbuch, Pen & Gouache, 2011 Over 48 million people left Europe and immigrated to the USA. It is hard to imagine how great their desperation and hopelessness must have been and how brave they were at the same time. I … Read More

Hamburg Port


Skizzenbuch, 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen After weeks of grey weather the sun finally came out. We went to Hamburg (my hometown) to the harbor city. They are rebuilding the whole area and it’s such a beautiful place to be and … Read More

Hamburger Hafen


Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Foto 2010 © Astrid Volquardsen Es ist … Read More

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