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Belägerung vnd Einemung der Statt vnd Schloss Dachstein im vndern Elsass welches ihr F.G. Pfaltzgrav Christian von Bürckenfeld etc. der kön: Schwedischen armee General etc. den 26. Augusti, Belägert, beschossen, vnd den 30 dito erobert

Belägerung vnd Einemung der Statt vnd Schloss Dachstein im vndern Elsass welches ihr F.G. Pfaltzgrav Christian von Bürckenfeld etc. der kön: Schwedischen armee General etc. den 26. Augusti, Belägert, beschossen, vnd den 30 dito erobert

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Summary

Print shows birds eye view of the encampment of Swedish troops outside of Dachstein in Alsace. The walled town with its castle indicate is shown under attack by cannon fire, smoke is visible from within the town. Also indicated on the print is the town of Ergersheim in the distance, the road to Strassburg in the foreground and the encampment with headquarters of Ob. Rantzau and the Scottish quarter. In the foreground are two men smoking, a man drinking, a person taking a nap and a woman combing her hair.
Title from caption below image on item.
Explanatory caption in German below the illustration.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 7, P-1940
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 50.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 50.
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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