Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno die Sta. Guvstina che fu adi 7 oto.re ala prezenza et interuento del Ill.mo. Emo. Sig. Iunardo Foscolo proueditor Generale di Dalmatia et Albania
Birds-eye view engraving shows view from the sea looking toward the port of Šibenik, Croatia. In the hills opposite are troops and ships are in the harbor. Also shown are the St. Nicolas fortress, the island of Sandrea and the castle and plan of the city of Sebenico (Šibenik) with its fortifications. During the early part of the Cretan War (1645-1669) Venetian commander Leonardo Foscolo seized several forts along the Dalmation coast from the Ottoman empire. Locations and activities depicted in the print are labeled A-V with a key in the lower left hand corner of the print explaining their meaning.
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Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 72.
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 72.
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.