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Belägerung der Vestung Griechisch Weissenburg oder Belgrad wie solche den 6 Sept. mit stürmender Hand ist erobert worden, Ao. 1688

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Belägerung der Vestung Griechisch Weissenburg oder Belgrad wie solche den 6 Sept. mit stürmender Hand ist erobert worden, Ao. 1688

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Print shows a birds-eye view of a 1688 siege of the walled city of Belgrade on the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers captured from the Turks by forces of the Holy League under Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria, on September 6, 1688. Picture shows plan with troop arrangements and scenes of Belgrade. Details in the print are identified A-M with explanatory key in two scroll cartouches on the lower left and right corners of the print.
Title from caption at bottom of print. Print signed: "Michael Wening, sculps."
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 142.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 142.
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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01/01/1688
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belgrade
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Library of Congress
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