T'Sas van Gendt Belegert den 28. Iuly 1644 door syn Dr. Hoocheyt Fredrick Hendrick van Nassou Pr. van Orangien etc. ende by hem verovert den 6 September des selven jaers
Birds-eye view engraving shows map of the area around Sas van Gent in the Netherlands during the siege of 1644. Includes views of the fortress of Ravenburgh at Sas van Gent and surrounding smaller fortifications of St. Anthonis, St. Steven, Fort Selfat and St. Andries and St. Loy. Identifies polders and rivers and the locations of particular troops, their camps and their commanders. Locations are identified in print a-f and explained in key in lower right corner of the print. Key also includes lists of the regiments numbered 1-28 also identified in the print.
Title from caption at bottom of image.
Caption title in Dutch and French.
Includes scale: "Schale van 400 Roeden" at lower middle left bottom of print.
Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 67A
Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 67A.
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.