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Aussführliche Relation dess hefftigen See-Gefecthtes der zwey grossen See-Flotten als Ihr. Königl. Mayest. von Gross-Brittanien und der Hochmögenden Herren Staten der Vereinigten Niederlanden so Anno 1665 den 2. 3. und 4. Junij auff der Holländischen Kusten geschehen G.A. Wolfgang, sc

Aussführliche Relation dess hefftigen See-Gefecthtes der zwey grossen See-Flotten als Ihr. Königl. Mayest. von Gross-Brittanien und der Hochmögenden Herren Staten der Vereinigten Niederlanden so Anno 1665 den 2. 3. und 4. Junij auff der Holländischen Kusten geschehen G.A. Wolfgang, sc

 
 
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Birds-eye view engraving shows galleon war ships engaged in battle on the sea. Smoke and fire are depicted as well as sinking ships and sailors in open boats on the water. Includes medallion portraits of the English and Dutch commanders "Prinz Jörck" (James, Duke of York, later James II, King of England) and "Adm. Obdam" (Jacob van Wassenaer Obdam, killed in battle on June 13, 1665) in upper right and left corners of the print. Includes descriptive key to items identified in the print (A-E) in caption at the bottom of the print. Also includes the list of ships missing from the Dutch fleet and those commanders captured and put on trial.
Title from caption below print.
German descriptive text in two columns below image.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 233B.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 233B.
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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01/01/1665
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