Carolus XII. D. G. Suec. Goth. Vandal Rex Antiquis heroibus major, atavis par qui Tonninga, Riga, Nerva, liberatis, tremente Hafnia, stepente Varsovia, lugente Moscua. Superatis, fugatis, inveniendis, ut vincerentur hostibus perseo promitior, hercule fortior, per Aquas per Saxa per Ignes triumphavit, iubilaeo Suecio MDCC
Print shows a birdseye view of King Charles the Twelfth of Sweden on horseback with drawn swords riding into battle fought against the Russian army at Narva (in present day Estonia). Scenes of a battlefield and lanscape in the background, fighting troops and human figures in the foreground. Details in print are numbered 1-5 and are explained in German at bottom caption of the print.
In Latin and German. Title from Latin caption above the print.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 159.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 159.
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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