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Belegeringh der Stadt Graeve gedowongen op den 27 Octob. Anno 1674

Belegeringh der Stadt Graeve gedowongen op den 27 Octob. Anno 1674

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Birds-eye view engraving shows the star fortress of Grave on the Maas River in the Netherlands under siege in 1674. Includes locations of troops, depictions of cannon-fire into the city. Includes 2 medallion portraits of William III, Prince of Orange and Carl von Rabenhaupt. Locations and activities in the print are labeled A-S and 1-25 with explanatory key in third column of text below the image.
Title from cartouche caption at top of print.
Caption in Dutch. Extensive German text in three columns below image.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 10, P-3090
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 116
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 116.
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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01/01/1674
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grave
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Library of Congress
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