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Solution

F. Amelung
Düna Zeitung, 1897

[7R/7p/5P1k/4PKpP/8888]

5+3. Mate in 2

Solution: Black's last move can only have been 0 ... g7-g5. Therefore, in the diagram position with White to move, en passant capture is legal.

1. h5xg6 ep! Kh5 2. Rxh7# solves the problem.