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Eygentliche Contrafactur der Statt Sachsenhausen wie dieselbige von der Keyserischen under Herrn General Wachtmeistern Freyherrn von Lamboy und Herrn Obristen Kehrauss mit hülff E.E. Raths zu Franckfurt durch Accord eingenommen worden, den 1121. Augusti, 1635

Eygentliche Contrafactur der Statt Sachsenhausen wie dieselbige von der Keyserischen under Herrn General Wachtmeistern Freyherrn von Lamboy und Herrn Obristen Kehrauss mit hülff E.E. Raths zu Franckfurt durch Accord eingenommen worden, den 1121. Augusti, 1635

 
 
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Birds-eye view print shows the Alte Brücke [Old Bridge] on the Main River between Frankfurt and Sachsenhausen during battle in August 1635 when imperialist troops captured Sachsenhausen that had been occupied by Swedish forces. The print shows cannons firing from the river bank on the Frankfurt side at the bottom of the print, troops on the bridge and bridge towers in flames. Troop formations behind the city as well as other landmarks. Details in the print are labeled A-Z and numbered 1-10 with an explanatory key below the caption.
Title from caption below image.
Explanatory text "Accords-Puncten" in German below image.
Paas, J.R. German political broadsheet, 1600-1700 Vol. 7, P-2017
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 56.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 56.
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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01/01/1635
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alte brücke
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