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Abriss der blutigen Schlacht so ihr Exc. Grave Tÿlli. Kaÿs. Gen. dem König in Dennmarck geliefert den 12. Aug. 1626

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Abriss der blutigen Schlacht so ihr Exc. Grave Tÿlli. Kaÿs. Gen. dem König in Dennmarck geliefert den 12. Aug. 1626

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Print shows a birds-eye view of the Battle of Lutter (Lutter am Barenberge) from August 1626 between the troops of Christian IV of Denmark against the forces of Emperor Ferdinand II led by Johan Tzerclaes, Count Tilly who won the battle. Visitble are battlefield formations with troops, cannons and cavalry between Lutter Castle and the walled towns of Northeim, Göttingen, Gleichen and Duderstat. Locations and activities are marked A through G with a key describing the activities at each location on the print.
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Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 23.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 23.
Original album; Purchase; 1950.
Formerly: PR13 CN1950:R01. Originals were housed in blind-tooled morocco album 11 x 17 in. Original binding in P&P Suppl. Archives.

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01/01/1626
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germany
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Library of Congress
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