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Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche die Engell- und Holländische Flotte wider Franckreich erhalten

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche die Engell- und Holländische Flotte wider Franckreich erhalten

 
 
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Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Inset picture of the fortress at Gibraltar in upper right hand corner of the image The battle of Malaga fought on August 24, 1704 was the largest naval battle during the War of Spanish Sucession. Includes key with explanation of actions and locations identified in the print numbered 1-6 including the ships under the command of English admirals Sir George Rooke (1650-1709) and Sir Cloudesley Shovell (1650-1707), Dutch admiral Gerard Callenburgh (1642-1722) and French admiral Louis Alexandre de Bourbon, Count of Toulouse (1678-1737).
Title from caption above print.
Explanatory text in German in two columns below image.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 239.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 239.
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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01/01/1704
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gibraltar
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