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Belager- und Eroberung der Kön. Ungarischen Haupt-Stattt Ofen durch die Kayserl. und dero Hohen Alliirten glückseleige Waffen J. Christoph Haffner Sculp

Belager- und Eroberung der Kön. Ungarischen Haupt-Stattt Ofen durch die Kayserl. und dero Hohen Alliirten glückseleige Waffen J. Christoph Haffner Sculp

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Print shows birds-eye view of the city of Ofen [Buda] on the banks of the Danube under siege in 1686. Includes views of troops in battle, explosions and smoke rising from the city with its numerous towers. In the foreground are numerous commanders and soldiers on horseback overlooking the river depicted through the middle of the print. Key locations and activities are numbered in the print. A key at the end of the final column gives an explanation of items labeled A-E and numbered 1-54 in the print.
Title from caption at bottom of print.
Extensive text in German in four columns below the image.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 12, P-3541
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 132.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 132.
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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1850 - 1950
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budapest
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Library of Congress
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