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Die von den Hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Die von den Hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

 
 
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Engraving shows birds-eye view of the fortress city of Lille, France under attack and in flames during the siege of the city in 1708 seen from an encampment with tents outside of the city on the banks of the Deule River. Includes list of allied regiments taking part in the siege below the two columns of text followed by a key with explanations below.
Title from caption at top of print.
Lengthy descriptive text in German in two columns below image.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 194B.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 194B.
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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01/01/1708
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france
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