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Eigentliche Abbildung dess Städtleins Esseck in Crabaten, und der berühmten Brücken über den grossen Strohm die Drab genannt, wie der Kayserliche General Graf von Lesslie dorthin den Pass glücklich geöffnet und etliche veste Ortter sonderlich Wirovitiz und Bresowiz Kayserlicher Devotion unterworffen so geschehen in dem Julio dises 1684 Jahrs

Eigentliche Abbildung dess Städtleins Esseck in Crabaten, und der berühmten Brücken über den grossen Strohm die Drab genannt, wie der Kayserliche General Graf von Lesslie dorthin den Pass glücklich geöffnet und etliche veste Ortter sonderlich Wirovitiz und Bresowiz Kayserlicher Devotion unterworffen so geschehen in dem Julio dises 1684 Jahrs

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Print shows a birdseye view of the battle of Esseckh (present day Osijek, Croatia) and the rebuilt bridge over the confluence of the Danube and Drava rivers near the town. The bridge after burning down in 1664 was rebuilt by Ottoman emperor Suleiman the Second. The bridge was burnt down again by the Austrian army later in 1686.
Title from caption above image on item.
Two columns of lengthy description in German below text. Key for items numbered 1-8 identified in the print in caption under the image.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 11, P-3444
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 127.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 127.
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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01/01/1684
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