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Eigentlicher Abriss welcher gestalt die Stadt Hameln von Ihrer Fürstl. Gn. Hertzog Georgen von Lüneburg belägert vnd endlich durch Vbergebung eingenommen worden

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Eigentlicher Abriss welcher gestalt die Stadt Hameln von Ihrer Fürstl. Gn. Hertzog Georgen von Lüneburg belägert vnd endlich durch Vbergebung eingenommen worden

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Print shows two birds-eye views battlefields of Hameln and near present day Hessich-Oldendorf, Germany in June/July 1633. The upper image shows the fortifications around the city of Hameln located on the confluence of the Weser and Hammel rivers and troop locations. Details in the print are labeled A-D in the print with a key in small box at the bottom of the upper print. The lower image showstroop formations outside of the city of labeled "Aldendorff" [Oldendorf] on the left side of the print. In the foreground in the left corner of the print shows two soldiers on horseback on a hill overlooking the battlefield. A horse drawn wagon is visible descending into the valley on the road on the right side of the print. Details in the print are numbered 1-45 without a key. The Imperial relief army was defeated by the Swedish forces near Oldendorf following the Swedish siege of the imperial held town of Hameln between March and June of 1633.
Title from caption above the upper image and cartouche title located at the top of the lower image.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 47.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 47.
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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01/01/1633
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germany
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