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Obsidivm Memmingiae 1647 Belagerung der Reichsstatt Memmingen von dem 9. September biss auff den 14 Nouembris Anno 1647

Obsidivm Memmingiae 1647 Belagerung der Reichsstatt Memmingen von dem 9. September biss auff den 14 Nouembris Anno 1647

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Summary

Print shows birds eye view of the village of Memmingen during the siege between September 9 and November 14, 1647. The village had been in control of the Swedish army but was under attack by Bavarian forces for nine weeks until the Swedish army surrended in November 1647. Locations of different troops are numbered 1 through 18 and landmarks are labeled A-L and are identified in two keys.
Title in Latin and in German.
Title from cartouche caption on item. Etching with engraving.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 73.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 73.
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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01/01/1647
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Location

germany
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