Praecipua Crventaeo illivs pvgnae, inter Elect. Bauari. et Galliarum Regis Anno 1645 d. 3 Augusti, apud Allerheimum commissae delineatio Abbildung des Haupt-Treffes zwischen den Chur Baÿrischen, vnd Frantzösischen Armeen bey Allerheim geschehen den 3. Augusti, An. 1845
Print shows birds eye view of the battlefield formation of troops during the battle of Nördlingen from August 3,1645. Includes view of the village of Allerheim under fire in the center between the castles of Allerheim and Wallerstein. Locations of the brigades from the Hessian, Franconian and Bavaria armies, French gendarmes and reserve companies, and others are indicated on the print as are directions to Nördlingen, Hunnerberg and the Wernitz [Wörnitz] River. Includes key numbered 1 through 28 and letterered A-Z and a-j with explanatory text in German caption below the print.
Title from cartouche caption on item. Etching with engraving attributed to Matthäus Merian.
Title in Latin and in German.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 69.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 69.
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.