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Der rechte Geometrische Grund-Riss, Der von den Schweden im Hertzogthumb Bremen an der Weser neu-erbauten Vestung Carolus-Stadt oder Carolsburg Und eigentliche Beschreibung, was eine Zeithero mit derselben sich zugetragen, und wie sie endlich von den Alliirten zu der Übergabe gezwungen worden

Der rechte Geometrische Grund-Riss, Der von den Schweden im Hertzogthumb Bremen an der Weser neu-erbauten Vestung Carolus-Stadt oder Carolsburg Und eigentliche Beschreibung, was eine Zeithero mit derselben sich zugetragen, und wie sie endlich von den Alliirten zu der Übergabe gezwungen worden

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Summary

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Carolsburg built on the confluence of the Geest and Weser Rivers, Germany in 1675 with a depiction of the villages of Geestendorf and Lehe to the south. Includes views of ships on the river, a tent and charging troops on horseback across the river. Key garrisons and activities are pointed out within the fortress and are labeled A-K in print. In the right foreground two men carrying a pike and a gun stand next to a tree overlooking the scene below the town. Scale given in 100 Ruhten. The fortress of Carolsburg was later destroyed and the site is where Bremerhaven, Germany (founded in 1827) is now located.
Title from caption at top of print.
Two columns of explanatory text in German below image beginning with engraved letter C.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 10, P-3129
VD17 VD17 23:681278T
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 119.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 119.
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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01/01/1676
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carolsburg fortress
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