Der kayserlichen residenz - stadt Wien / von Leonhard Loschge, buchhændlern in Nürnberg.
Print shows the battle of Vienna, September 12, 1683, with numerous engagements among various forces in the near and middle distance, and Vienna in the background separated from the fighting by "the Vienna River" (probably a branch of the Danube). Includes the obverse and reverse of a medallion commemorating the onset of and the liberation from the siege of Vienna, a representative example of a Turkish soldier, and possibly the Imperial Banner of the Prophet captured by allied forces under the command of Sobieski. Also includes a legend, coded by letter A-Z, which identifies the various factions and details of the battle.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 11, P-3340
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 122.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 122.
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.