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Topic: forts and fortifications

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[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Etliche Underricht zu Befestigung der Stett, Schloss und Flecken / Albrecht Dürer. [Nürenberg : 1527]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in illam nauigatione, duce... more

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Bird's-eye view of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Der ander Theyl, der newlich erfundenen Landtschafft Americae, von dreyen Schiffahrten, so die... more

[Star-shaped fortess surrounded by water-filled moat]

[Star-shaped fortess surrounded by water-filled moat]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le govvernail d'Ambroise Bachot, capitaine ingenievr dv roy. Melun : Imprimé soubz lauteur; et s'en trouuera aussi en son logis à Paris, 1598. Published in: The tradit... more

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Outline of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: [America. pt. 2. German] Der ander Theil, der newlich erfundenen Landschafft Americae, von dreyen Schi... more

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Die erste Figur darinnen der Scharmützel dess Bayrischen Volcks mit dem Feind beym Brückl. und der Böheimb retirata gegen ihren auffgeworffnen Schantzen zusehen Joan. Sadeler fecit

Die erste Figur darinnen der Scharmützel dess Bayrischen Volcks mit de...

Print shows birds-eye view of the skirmish between forces of the Holy Roman Empire, Bavaria and Bohemia in a valley along a small river and swamp with troops in formation on opposite sides of a bridge. Troops i... more

Die ander Figur in dern die Schlachtordnungen von allerseits Armaten abgerissen Ioann Sadeler ; Cum privill. Caesareo ad X

Die ander Figur in dern die Schlachtordnungen von allerseits Armaten a...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the troop locations during the battle outside of Prague. Print dated 1621. Locations and activities in print numbered 1-57. Title from caption at top of print. Descriptive key... more

Eigentlicher Abriss der vor vnüberwintlichen gehaltnen vnd in der vndern Churpfaltz gelegnen Statt vnd Festung Mannheimb wie nemblich dieselb im eingang des Monats Octobris Anno 1622. durch Herrn Grafen von Tilli belägert hernach den 18. dito, durch den Engellendischen General Horatium Veer die Statt im Brandt gesteckt vnd letztlich den 4. Nouembris Anno eodem gegen der hieunden benennten Conditionen die Festung der Röm. Kays. Majest. vbergeben worden

Eigentlicher Abriss der vor vnüberwintlichen gehaltnen vnd in der vnde...

Print shows birds-eye view of the battlefield and troop formations along the confluence of the Neckar River and the Rhine River at Mannheim during the siege of Mannheim which the Duke of Tilly occupied between ... more

Wahre vnd eygentliche Abcontrafactur sampt gewissem Bericht der blutigen Schlacht, so zwischen Herrn Monsieur Thilli, als Bayrischen Generaln vnd Marggrafen von Durlach zwischen Haylbrunn vnd Wümpffen den 6. Maij N. oder 26. Aprilis A. Calendars, Anno 1622 vorgangen Durch vornehme Officirer vnd Kriegserfahrne so mit vnd darbey gewesen, figurlich, vnnd wie sie gegen einander in Schlachtordnung gehalten, mit fleiss angezeigt worgerissen vnd an Tag geben

Wahre vnd eygentliche Abcontrafactur sampt gewissem Bericht der blutig...

Print shows birds-eye view of the battlefield and troop formations along the Neckar River between Heilbronn and Wimpfen during the Battle of Wimpfen on May 6, 1622. Under Spanish Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba an... more

Thion Ville vera discrittione et ritrato di Thionuille fortezza in espugnabile, con l'asodio d'intorno de francesi, et con la dimostratione della presa

Thion Ville vera discrittione et ritrato di Thionuille fortezza in esp...

Print shows the walled city of Thionville in France surrounded by cannons with troops breaching a wall. Spanish forces forced the French army out of the besieged Thionville in 1639 during the Thirty Years' War... more

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Signori Stati delli Paesi Bassi l'Anno 1630 adi 2. di Marzo per Francesco Valesio

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Sign...

Print shows birds-eye view of the port of Pernambuco [Fernambuch] and the city Olinda in Brazil during the Dutch occupation of the region in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast and the confluence of... more

Abriss dess Hertzogthumbs Mantoua mit dem Umbligenden Landschafften, 1630

Abriss dess Hertzogthumbs Mantoua mit dem Umbligenden Landschafften, 1...

Print shows map of the region around Mantua, Italy in 1630 and a birds-eye view of the walled city of Mantua when under siege from imperial troops in 1630. German captions, map details in Italian. Title from ca... more

Schlacht Ordnvng I. May in Schweden vnd I. Chvrf. Dvrchl. Zu Sachsen vnd dann es Graffen von Tilli bey Leipzig 7. Sept. 1631

Schlacht Ordnvng I. May in Schweden vnd I. Chvrf. Dvrchl. Zu Sachsen v...

Print shows two birds-eye views of the battlefield outside of Leipzig, Germany between Swedish and Saxon troops on September 7, 1631. Includes views of troop formations, roads, fields, villages. Includes detail... more

Eigentlicher Abriss auch Waarhafftiger Bericht wie es mit Eroberung der uhralten Weltberühmten Stadt Magdeburg hergangen

Eigentlicher Abriss auch Waarhafftiger Bericht wie es mit Eroberung de...

Engraving shows the fortified city of Magdeburg, Germany under attack in 1631. Smoke and flames are seen in parts of the city. Also shown are locations of additional fortifications and locations of troops on th... more

Eygentliche der Stadt Rotenburg vff der Tauber abbildung nebenst kurtzem doch waarhafftigem bericht in was fur einene Erbärmlich- Elend- vnd Traurigen Zustandt selbe den 29.30. Octobris dieses 1631. Jahrs gesetzet worden

Eygentliche der Stadt Rotenburg vff der Tauber abbildung nebenst kurtz...

Print shows a birds-eye view of the walled city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany with its many towers. Also visible are troops firing cannons, soldiers in formation, soldiers on horseback during the sacking... more

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 de...

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 b... more

Nieuwe kaerte van Breda belegert door syne Altesa Frederick Hendrick van Nassou Prince van Orangien den 23 Iuly 1637

Nieuwe kaerte van Breda belegert door syne Altesa Frederick Hendrick v...

Engraved map of the area around Breda in the Netherlands at the time of the siege and recapture of the city by forces under command by Frederick Henry of Nassau in July 1637. Print shows the walled city of Bred... more

Preisachischer Accordts Puncten Extract so zwischen der Röm. Kais. Majest. Herrn General FeldZeugmeistern Freyherrn von Reinach vnd Hertzog Bernardts von Weimar Fürstl. Gn. den 18 (28) Decembr. 1638 vorgangen vnd beschlossen worden, darauff folgenden Tags der Aufzug geschehen

Preisachischer Accordts Puncten Extract so zwischen der Röm. Kais. Maj...

Birds-eye view print shows map of the area around Breisach on the Rhine during the siege in 1638. Also shown are troop encampments, fortifications and positions of troops. Includes added etched explanatory key ... more

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637.

Eigentliche Abbildung der Belägerung Wolffenbüttel sampt dem treffen so zwischen den Kays. vnd Schwedischen den 1929 Junij Anno 1641 sich zu getragen

Eigentliche Abbildung der Belägerung Wolffenbüttel sampt dem treffen s...

Birds-eye view print shows map of the area around Wolfenbüttel, Germany during the battle in 1641. Also shown is the giant dam erected on the Oker River to flood the city. Also shown are troop encampments, city... more

Kurtze und eigentliche Entwerffung der schweren Belägerung so die Stadt Leipzig und Vestung Bleissenburg vom 14. Octobr. biss 26. Novemb. dess 1642. Jahrs aussgestanden neben einem ausführlichen Bericht was sich von Tag zu Tag denckwirdiges dabey zugetragen vnd mit angehengter Erklärung der Ziffer-Zahlen so in dem Kupffer zu befinden

Kurtze und eigentliche Entwerffung der schweren Belägerung so die Stad...

Birds-eye view engraving shows the walled city of Leipzig, Germany under siege by Swedish forces in 1642. Includes inset pictures of the castle fortress of Pleissenburg before and during the shelling and inset ... more

Abbildung der Belägerung Grevelingen in Flandern wieselbige von 5. Hochheit dem Hertzogen von Orleans im Monat Maio angefangen vnd gegen Aussgang des July dieses 1644. Jahrs glücklich vollführt worden

Abbildung der Belägerung Grevelingen in Flandern wieselbige von 5. Hoc...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France on close to the Dutch border in 1644. The city was captured and recaptured many times during the Thirty Years' War.... more

Wahrhaffter vnd in Grundgelegter Abriss der Kays. Reichstatt Vberlingen am Bodensee gelegen welche durch grobes Schandtliches vbersehen vnd Vnfürsichtigkeit selbiger Burgerschafft den 30. Januarij Anno 1643. In die Hände der Frantzosen gerahten, hernach aber den 20 Januarij diss Anno 1644 Jahrs von der Chur Bayrischen Reichs Armada durch Ihr Exell. Herrn Feldzeugmaister Mertsi widerumb (vnd wie vor Augen zusehen) mit Schantzen vnd Reduten ploquiert vnd umbringt worden

Wahrhaffter vnd in Grundgelegter Abriss der Kays. Reichstatt Vberlinge...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Überlingen on the shore of Lake Constance in 1644 looking north across out from the shoreline. Remainder of the title relates that the city fell into the hands... more

La siege de Hulst per son altese la Prince d'Orangie 1645 De belegeringe van de stadt Hulst door syn hoogheyt den Prince van Orangien int Iaer 1645 Getekent ende met de ketting gemeten door Iohan van Duynen Ingenieur, ende geadmiteert Landtmeeter by de H. State zum Zelandt ; C.J. Visscher excudit

La siege de Hulst per son altese la Prince d'Orangie 1645 De belegerin...

Birds-eye view engraving shows map of the area around Hulst (Zeeland) in the Netherlands during the siege of 1645 under Prince Frederick Hendrick of Nassau, Prince of Orange. Includes plan from above of the sta... more

Kurtze aber doch warhafftige Beschreibung und Abbildung dess sehr harten und blutigen Treffens welches verwichnen 24. Februarij Anno 1645 in Böhmen bey Janckaw zwischen der Käiserlichen Armee mit Theils commandirten Bäyrischen Völckern, auch der Schwedischen Kriegs Armada vorgangen

Kurtze aber doch warhafftige Beschreibung und Abbildung dess sehr hart...

Birds-eye view engraving shows troop formations in a hilly area. Smoke rises from one mountain. Includes key in inset cartouche for items numbered 1-9 in upper right hand corner of the print to explain items nu... more

Eygentlicher Abriss der Belagerung dess H. Rom. Reichs Stadt Lindau welche den 5. Jan. Neu. Cal. 1647 blocquirt vnd den 2. Mart. wider aufgehebt worden

Eygentlicher Abriss der Belagerung dess H. Rom. Reichs Stadt Lindau we...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Lindau on the shore of Lake Constance during the siege by the Swedish army in 1647. Included are views of ships on the lake, formation of troops and key landma... more

Obsidio Vrbis Monasterii in Westphallis, Ao. M.D.C.LVII Eigentliche Delineation der Belägerung Münster inn Westphalen, welche von Ihr Fürstl. & daselsten mithülff der ver alienirten Chur v. Fürstl. Völckern den 20 Augusti 1657 attaquiret v. sich den 23 Octob. gütlich accommotiret hatt Baron Claris, delineavit

Obsidio Vrbis Monasterii in Westphallis, Ao. M.D.C.LVII Eigentliche De...

Print shows birds eye view of Münster under siege from August until October 1657. Locations of different troops are numbered 1 through 51 and activities are labeled A-D and are identified along the left and rig... more

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mese di Giugno, resa alli 7. d'Agosto sussequenti

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mes...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Montmédy, France during the 1657 siege commanded by French forces by Vauban who captured the fort from the Spanish. Includes locations of military headquarters... more

Münster in Westphalen, Vor der Belägerúng Belägerúng Münster. So von Iro Fl. B. daselbst Mitt Hülff der Allÿrten Chúr v. Fürstl. Völckern den 20 Aúgúst 1657 Attaquirt, vnd sich den 23 Octobri disses Jahrs güttlichen Acommodiert hatt

Münster in Westphalen, Vor der Belägerúng Belägerúng Münster. So von I...

Print shows birds-eye view of two images of Münster in Westphalia, before and during the siege in August 1657. Top image includes view of the walled city with its fortifications, church steeples & spires and wi... more

Dissegno del forte di Monte Spiz preso dal Gran Marescialle Lubomirschi

Dissegno del forte di Monte Spiz preso dal Gran Marescialle Lubomirsch...

Birds-eye view print shows valley with locations for fortifications of Monte Spiz [Spiš Castle in Slovakia], ca. 1660. Includes views of foritifications, troop encampments and locations and boats coming up the ... more

Erenstliche Belegervng der Statt Copenhagen in Zeeland

Erenstliche Belegervng der Statt Copenhagen in Zeeland

Print shows birds eye view of Copenhagen, Denmark surrounded by troops and armada of ships during the attack by Swedish troops on August 19, 1658 during the Dano-Swedish war. Illustrative details are numbered 1... more

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turenne alli 24. di Maggio 1658 reso alli 25 di Giugno del d. mese Lerch, fec

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turen...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified coastal city of Dunkerque (France) under siege by French forces under command of Marshall Turenne from May 24 until June 25, 1658. Print also shows an English ar... more

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Ferte Seneterra alli 16 di Agosto 1658, reso alli 28 dello stesso mese

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Fer...

Birds-eye view print shows plans of the battlefield near Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France in August 1658. Includes views of foritifications, troop encampments and locations and ships in the water lab... more

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Birds-eye view print shows view of Copenhagen, Denmark under siege by Swedish forces in 1659. Includes vies of troop locations, fortifications and ships in the harbor. Elements in print are labeled A-T and numb... more

Damm citta di Pomerania assediata e presa dal barone de Juchee generale dell'artigliera 1659 adi 17 septembre J. v. Holst obr. fecit

Damm citta di Pomerania assediata e presa dal barone de Juchee general...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified city Demmin in Pomerania (Germany) in 1659 with view of the "Lago" at the top of the print. Includes views of troop locations and other fortifications during sie... more

Assedio della Citta di Mvnster Anno 1661 G. Bouttats, fecit

Assedio della Citta di Mvnster Anno 1661 G. Bouttats, fecit

Birds-eye view print shows map of the area around Münster in Westphalia (Germany) during a siege in 1661. After the Thirty Years' War, Münster attempted to rise to the rank of a free imperial city but loss to f... more

Assedio di Nevhevsel fatto da Turchi 1663 preso per accordo il di 22 Settembre G. Bouttats fecit

Assedio di Nevhevsel fatto da Turchi 1663 preso per accordo il di 22 S...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the battlefield around the star shaped fortress of Neuhausel (Nové Zámky, Slovakia) in 1663. Tents identified as belonging to Turkish troops are visible along the lower perime... more

Disegno della piazza di Marsal in Lorene Ger. Bouttats fe

Disegno della piazza di Marsal in Lorene Ger. Bouttats fe

Birds-eye view print shows the fortified cities of Marsal and Moyenvic in the Moselle area of the northern Lorraine area of France during the 1663 siege of Marsal. Includes views of the star fortress of Moyenvi... more

Eigendliche Abbildung der Neuen erbauten Vestung dess Grafen von Serin, welche genandt wird Serin-War sampt den umbligenden Schantzen, Flüssen ... auch was sich auff diesen Plätzen, vor blutige Treffen oder Scharmützel, hin und wider zugetragen, welches hier alles ausführlich beschrieben ist, dessgleichen auch der gantze Inhalt dess Kupfferstücks mit Lateinischen Buchstaben nach dem Alphabet verzeichnet ist

Eigendliche Abbildung der Neuen erbauten Vestung dess Grafen von Serin...

Birds-eye view print shows a bend in the Mura River with an island across from the New Zerin War fortress (Novi Zrin Fortress (Croatia). Also shown are tents, trees and lake behind a dam. Also includes inset po... more

Eygendtlicher Abriss der Eroberung der weitberuhmten Vostung Sigeth in Nider Ungern durch Herrn Generalissimum Graf Niclaus von Serin vnd Herrn Graf Wolffgang Julium von Hohenloe, General Leuthnant vber die Kayserl. Reichs Armee volzogen, den 5. Februarij dises 1664. Jahrs

Eygendtlicher Abriss der Eroberung der weitberuhmten Vostung Sigeth in...

Print shows fortified city of Sighet (Romania), troops and river. Locations on print marked A through O with explanation key to landmarks and troop locations. The fortress was captured by Count Nicolas von Seri... more

Eigentlicher Abriss der berühmten Nieder-Ungarischen Stadt und Vestung Sigeth welche von dem Herrn Graven Serin als das rechte Serunische Stammhaus dieser Tagen belägert auch allberit durch die Teutschen Gottlob erobert hat

Eigentlicher Abriss der berühmten Nieder-Ungarischen Stadt und Vestung...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the city and fortress of Sigeth (Szigetvár) in Hungary held by Turkish forces in 1664. Miklós Zrínyi (Nikola Zrinski) commanded forces to siege this fortress from the Turks on... more

Die Vestung Neu Serin

Die Vestung Neu Serin

Print shows map of the walled fortress of Novi Zrin on the Muhr River and swamp. Also Birds-eye view of the village Legrad, troop locations, including the camp for the company under Montecucule, the Emperor, Cr... more

Dissegno di Nitria attaccata in prospetiva

Dissegno di Nitria attaccata in prospetiva

Birds-eye view print shows fortress and view of the city of Nitra (Slovakia) on the hill in the background. In the middle ground rises another hill. In the foreground, above the scene are gathered soldiers on t... more

Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capitano Rodolfo Rodolfi contro Turchi sul Danubio salvate dall'evidente perdita per l'aiuto di Santo Francesco Xaverio dopo quello del Sig.r Iddige della Beatissima Vergine il dì 8 di settembre 1664 G. Bouttats, sc

Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capita...

Birds-eye view engraving shows large sail boats and smaller open rowboats on the Danube. In the forground are Turkish soldiers on horseback and cannons, tents an infantry are just below along the bank of the ri... more

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmlichen Beschreibung des jenigen so sich nach angelangten Königlichen Frantzösischen Succurs bey der langwirigen und merckwürdigen Belägerung solcher berühmten Haupt-Vestung bis zu völliger Aufhebung derselben zugetragen : darbey auch ein ausführlicher Bericht wie die Türcken vor Candia nunmehr gäntzlich abgetrieben enthalten auch denselben etwas von dem Tod des Königl. Frantzösischen Generals Herzogen von Beauforts, beigefügt ist

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmliche...

Birds-eye view print shows ships sailing into the harbor at Candia (Ērakleion), Greece. Include views of the fortifications around the city and a panorama view of the hills in the background. On the left side o... more

Zekelhyd = Zechelit Situato tre leghe da Varadmo fortissmo fabricato di mattoni cun acqua nella fossa e' paludi all' entorno

Zekelhyd = Zechelit Situato tre leghe da Varadmo fortissmo fabricato d...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Săcueni (Romania) surrounded by swamp, [ca. 1670?]. The fortress was later completely destroyed. Title from caption at top left corner of the print. Reference ... more

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 14. Iuni 1673 zwischen beyden mächtigen königlichen Seeflotten von Franckreich vnd Englandt gegen die von den vereinigten Niderlanden ..

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 1...

Birds-eye view engraving shows three views on one sheet. The top and largest picture shows galleon ships involved in battle on the sea. The picture on the lower left shows a plan of the star fortress of "Langac... more

Belegeringh der Stadt Graeve gedowongen op den 27 Octob. Anno 1674

Belegeringh der Stadt Graeve gedowongen op den 27 Octob. Anno 1674

Birds-eye view engraving shows the star fortress of Grave on the Maas River in the Netherlands under siege in 1674. Includes locations of troops, depictions of cannon-fire into the city. Includes 2 medallion po... more

Die Glückliche Action welche durch die Siegreiche Waffen Dero Röm: Kays: Mayst: wie auch der Alyrten unterm Commando dess Duc. de Bournoville auch der Hohen Alyrten Generalität wieder Franckreich mit desen Niederlag 3 a 4000. bey Entsheim den 4 Octobris. St. N. 1674

Die Glückliche Action welche durch die Siegreiche Waffen Dero Röm: Kay...

Birds-eye view print shows the battle of Entzheim (in Alsace, France) between French forces under Turenne against forces of the Holy Roman Empire in October 1674. Includes views of smaller villages around "Ensh... more

Stand und eigentliche Abbildung dess scharffen Gefechts Zwischen denen Kaÿserlichen Aliirten und Frantzösischen Armeen underm Feld Marschallen von Turrenne vorgangen bey Holtz- und Enstsheim in vndern Elsass vonerst den XXIV. September IV. Oktober Anno 1674

Stand und eigentliche Abbildung dess scharffen Gefechts Zwischen denen...

Birds-eye view print shows 3 views. The larger image at the top shows the battle of Entzheim (in Alsace, France) between French forces under Turenne against forces of the Holy Roman Empire in October 1674. The ... more

Grund-Riss und Beschreibung der Stadt Wissmar Wie auch ein vollkommener Bericht, wie dieselbe im October 1675. von Ihr. Königl. Majest. von Dennemarck belagert, und den 13 Decemb. selbigen Jahrs ist erobert worden

Grund-Riss und Beschreibung der Stadt Wissmar Wie auch ein vollkommene...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of Wismar, Germany with view of its fortress and other fortifciations and key landmarks within the town in 1675 as it was seized and captured by Danish forces. Elements in print ... more

Der rechte Geometrische Grund-Riss, Der von den Schweden im Hertzogthumb Bremen an der Weser neu-erbauten Vestung Carolus-Stadt oder Carolsburg Und eigentliche Beschreibung, was eine Zeithero mit derselben sich zugetragen, und wie sie endlich von den Alliirten zu der Übergabe gezwungen worden

Der rechte Geometrische Grund-Riss, Der von den Schweden im Hertzogthu...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Carolsburg built on the confluence of the Geest and Weser Rivers, Germany in 1675 with a depiction of the villages of Geestendorf and Lehe to the south. Includ... more

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

Print shows the siege and bombardment of the fortified city of Messina or Taormina, Sicily, between 1674 and 1676 by the "Duc de Vivonne" commander of the fleet seen in the bay, and from batteries on the top of... more

Der kayserlichen residenz - stadt Wien / von Leonhard Loschge, buchhændlern in Nürnberg.

Der kayserlichen residenz - stadt Wien / von Leonhard Loschge, buchhæn...

Print shows the battle of Vienna, September 12, 1683, with numerous engagements among various forces in the near and middle distance, and Vienna in the background separated from the fighting by "the Vienna Rive... more

Wienn

Wienn

Birds-eye view print shows two images. The upper image shows troops in formation over a field; encampment with tents of troops visible on hill on the opposite side of the valley. In the foreground of the upper ... more

Die Vestung Napoli Die von den Venetianern dem Türcken wieder abgenommone Vestung

Die Vestung Napoli Die von den Venetianern dem Türcken wieder abgenomm...

Print shows a birdseye view of the the fortress of Nafplio in the Peloponnese in Greece from 1686 with views of shoreline and the harbor. Includes views of the city, the water castle, the Palamidi fortess and t... more

Umbständliche Relation und Vorstellung des durch die tapfere Venetianische Waffen in Morea Anno 1687, den 22. Julii glücklich erhaltenen Sieges und der gleichfals glücklichen Eroberung der zwey so vesten Plätze Patrasso und Lepanto durch glaubwürdige Schreiben vorgestellet

Umbständliche Relation und Vorstellung des durch die tapfere Venetiani...

Print shows two birds-eye views. The upper image shows a view of the walled city of Patras, Greece, the gulf of Lepanto beyond, and two smaller fortifications on either side of the Dardanelle straits further in... more

Umständliche Beschreibung dess in Irland zwischen König Wilhelm und König Jacob den 1. Julii bey Drogeda vorgegangenen Treffens nebst den wahren Bildnuss dess dabey gebliebenen tapfern Herzogs von Schomberg und dann des richtigen Grund-Risses der Stadt Dublin

Umständliche Beschreibung dess in Irland zwischen König Wilhelm und Kö...

Print shows two birds-eye views of the fortress city of Ireland and a battle scene with medallion portrait of the "Herzog von Schomberg" [Duke of Schomberg] who was killed in the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. Vi... more

Postierungs Charte wie der Hlg. Aliirten Völcker ligen

Postierungs Charte wie der Hlg. Aliirten Völcker ligen

Hand colored and lettered map shows shows the area around Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany in 1691. Drawn lines radiate from Vaihingen to locations around the map. Includes locations of villages and towns, mountai... more

Abbildung und Grund-Riss der Stadt und dess Schlosses Namur wie selbige durch die Waffen des Königs von Gross Brittannien, Sr. Churfürstl. Durchl. von Bayern und anderer Alliirten Anno 1695, belagert und die Stadt erobert worden

Abbildung und Grund-Riss der Stadt und dess Schlosses Namur wie selbig...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the fortress of Namur in Belgium with its fortifications along the Maas River. Includes views of troops, activities and geographic features identified by letters A-Z and n... more

Die berühmbte Vestung Rotenberg

Die berühmbte Vestung Rotenberg

Print shows a birdseye view of the walled fortress of Rothenberg, under siege [from 1703?]. Shows trajectories of cannon fire into the fortress from sites below. Includes a key for 12 identified items in the pr... more

Kürtzer Bericht von dem Entsatz der Stadt und Vestung Narva

Kürtzer Bericht von dem Entsatz der Stadt und Vestung Narva

Print depicts Swedish troops in battle with the forces of Peter the Great of Russia in the first battle of Narva (Swedish occupied Estonia) in 1700. Print also includes engraved portrait of Charles XII, King of... more

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan der Zweeden. Door de Deenen en der selfver bontgenooten op den 25 Nov. 1659 Stoopendael sculp

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan d...

Print shows the liberation of Nyborg, Denmark, by the Dutch fleet under the command of Vice-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter; shows a bird's-eye view of the walled city of Nyborg in the upper left with the Danish army... more

Wahrhaffte und Eigentlich Abbildung der Linien bey Stollhofen und Ober-Biehl welche zu Bedekung dess Herzogthums Würtenberg, und dess gesamte Schwawischen Craises jenseit der Donau liegend, auff Anordnung Ihro Hochfl. Durchl. Printz Louis von Baden seyn gezogen und aufgeworffen worden

Wahrhaffte und Eigentlich Abbildung der Linien bey Stollhofen und Ober...

Print shows map of the area around Rastatt and Oberkirch depicting the fortifications on the Sulzbach River between Stollhofen and Bühl, Germany constructed during 1703 during the War of the Spanish Succession.... more

Eigentliche Abbildung nechst ausführlichem Bericht der von Sr. Könl. Maje. in Schweden bey Riga unvermüthet vorgenommener Übersetzung über den Düna-Fluss, nach deren Erfolg dieselbe die Königl. Polnisch-Sächsische Armee jenseits durch Göttl. Hülfe siegreich befochten, und aus dem Feld geschlagere

Eigentliche Abbildung nechst ausführlichem Bericht der von Sr. Könl. M...

Print depicts the July 1701 Battle of Riga between Swedish troops under Charles XII against the forces of August the Strong of Saxony allied with the commonwealth of Poland and Lithuania. Battle scenes, troops ... more

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche die Engell- und Holländische Flotte wider Franckreich erhalten

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche ...

Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Inset picture of the fortress at Gibra... more

Eigentliche Vorstell- und Abbildung des am Maria Heimsuchungs Fest als den 2. Julii 1704 zwischen denen Kayserl. und hohen Alliirten eines und denen Französisch- und Chur-Bayerischen Völckern andern Theils vorgegangenen blutigen und harten Treffens samt der Eroberung so wohlen des Trenchements auf den Schellenberg als der Stadt Donauwerth selbsten und dardurch erhaltenen herrlichen Victori

Eigentliche Vorstell- und Abbildung des am Maria Heimsuchungs Fest als...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the battle of Schellenberg outside of the city of Donauwörth, Germany on July 2, 1704 when troops from the Austrian imperial army and its allies fought against combined French... more

Liste de touts les Generaux, haus- & bas- Officiers & simples soldats sous le commandement de S.A.S. Prince Louis de Bade & du Duc de Marlebourough Generalissime de S.M.R. d'Angleterre, qui dans l'attaque & l'emportement du Fort de Schellenberg, prés de Donawerth, le 2. Juillet, 1704, ont esté morts ou blessés

Liste de touts les Generaux, haus- & bas- Officiers & simples soldats ...

Print presents a list of injured and dead generals who fought in the Battle of Schellenberg on July 2, 1704. Includes a table with a summary of the 5,078 troops injured or killed by battalion and broken down by... more

Das triumphirende Ulm wie solches durch die Käyserliche und Hoher Alliirten Waffen den 11. Sept. Anno 1704. von ihren Feinden erlöset worden

Das triumphirende Ulm wie solches durch die Käyserliche und Hoher Alli...

Birds-eye view print shows the walled fortress city of Ulm, Germany as it was retaken by imperial and grand alliance troops on September 11, 1704 after being under Bavarian and French control. Title from captio... more

Das erlöste Ulm wie es nach zwey-Jähriger Dienstbarkeit durch die Kayserl. und Hohe Alliirte Waffen von ihrm Joch An. 1704 den 11. Septembr. befreyet worden

Das erlöste Ulm wie es nach zwey-Jähriger Dienstbarkeit durch die Kays...

Birds-eye view print shows the troops surrounding the city of Ulm, Germany on the banks of the Danube. The city was retaken by imperial and grand alliance troops on September 11, 1704 after being under Bavarian... more

Fürstllung der nach Gibraltar zum Entsatz bestimmten Französischen Flotte unter dem Admiral Pointy, wie Sie von dem Admiral Lacke aufgeschlagen worden den 24. Martii, Anno 1705

Fürstllung der nach Gibraltar zum Entsatz bestimmten Französischen Flo...

Engraving shows many ships in battle in the harbor near Gibraltar engaged at the end of the siege on March 24, 1705. Also shown is the harbor and fortress castle on the hill above the water. Includes key to des... more

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

Accurate und eigentliche Vorstellung der den 4. Augusti vorigen 1704ten Jahrs von denen Engel- und Hollandern eroberten Meer-Enge und Stadt Gibraltar Auch wie solche nachmals im Monat Novembris ejusdem Anni von denen Spaniern and Franzosen wieder belagert worden

Accurate und eigentliche Vorstellung der den 4. Augusti vorigen 1704te...

Birds-eye view print shows the city and Strait of Gibraltar as it is under attack from forces on land in August and November 1704. Also visible are ships in the harbor, watch towers, and a panorama view of the ... more

Map of Lille, France and its fortifications during the siege in 1708

Map of Lille, France and its fortifications during the siege in 1708

Print shows map without caption or title that includes an outline of a walled city and fortress with surrounding farm lands. Includes shield symbol of the French fleur-de-lys. Direction and scale indicated "Mas... more

Le ville et citadelle de Lille ou Ryssel avec toutes leurs fortifications, comme elles sont à present, pendant le siege formé par l'armée des hauts alliez, sous la conduite du prince Eugene de Savoye, et du prince d'Orange gouverneur hereditaire de Frise

Le ville et citadelle de Lille ou Ryssel avec toutes leurs fortificati...

Engraving shows plan of the fortress city of Lille, France during the siege of the city in 1708. Includes locations of roads, villages, rivers and other landmarks as well as the plan of the city and its star-sh... more

Die von hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Die von hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Birds-eye view print shows the city of Lille [Rijsel in Dutch] in France under siege between August and October, 1708. Includes views of the city's churches and soldiers firing cannons at the fortress city. In ... more

Die von den Hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Die von den Hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Ri...

Engraving shows birds-eye view of the fortress city of Lille, France under attack and in flames during the siege of the city in 1708 seen from an encampment with tents outside of the city on the banks of the De... more

Das belägerte Ryssel nach der Ordnung derer Anfälle und dem Stand der Regimenter inner denen Circumvallations-Linien der Boll gebe baldfolgenden Eroberung vorläufig beschrieben den 16. Octobr. 1708

Das belägerte Ryssel nach der Ordnung derer Anfälle und dem Stand der ...

Engraving shows plan of the fortress city of Lille, France during the siege of the city in 1708 surrounded by regiments identified numerically in the print (1-85) Also includes list of locations of canons, batt... more

Plan de la Ville et de la Citadelle de Lille, assiegée l'année passée par les Alliéz avec toutes leurs Fortifications, les lignes de Circonvalation, les Approches, les Batteries et le nom de chaque Regiment : le tout designé au naturel, par un fameux Ingenieur. M DCC VIII. Ios. Frid. Leopold fecit et excudit

Plan de la Ville et de la Citadelle de Lille, assiegée l'année passée ...

Partially hand colored engraving presents five images. The largest image shows a plan of the fortified city of Lille, France surrounded by formations of troops during the siege in 1708. Descriptive text in inse... more

Die durch Siegreiche Waffen der Hohen Alliirten eroberte Flandrische Vestung Dovay Ao. 1710, vom 4. Maj. bis 25. Iun I. A. Thelott, del ; C. Remshard, sculp

Die durch Siegreiche Waffen der Hohen Alliirten eroberte Flandrische V...

Birds-eye view print shows the walled city and fortress of Douai, France under siege between May 4 and June 25, 1710. Includes views of the city's church towers, soldiers firing cannons at the city, and smoke r... more

Veduta del Ponte e del mausoleo, ...

Veduta del Ponte e del mausoleo, ...

Illustration shows a view from the river of the Castel Sant'Angelo with the bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, on the right, Rome, Italy. Prominent features identified by letter with corresponding key printed below image.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Sir Wm. Johnson's son / Huteu(?) fecit.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Si...

Illustration showing fort and outbuildings in New York.

Perspective view of entring the breach of the Moro Castle, by storm the 30th of July 1762, ... / Serres pinx ; Canot sculp.

Perspective view of entring the breach of the Moro Castle, by storm th...

Print shows Morro Castle in the background with infantry passing through a breach in the walls, and in the foreground, the ship Alcide and numerous long boats with men at the oars. Title from item. At head of t... more

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les anglois en 1762

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les anglois en 1762

Print shows a perspective rendering of the bombardment of Havana by British ships and the landing of English troops where the fortress wall has been breeched to capture the city. Title from item. Caption contin... more

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Royal, dans l'Isle de Guadaloupe, du Cote de l'Est / / drawn on the spot by Lieut. Arch. Campbell Engineer ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Roy...

Print showing a view of Fort Royal on the coast of the Island of Guadeloupe with soldiers relaxing in the foreground, ships at sea, and sun rising in the background. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower rig... more

View of Fort William

View of Fort William

Topographical drawing shows Fort William on an island near Boston Neck in Massachusetts in 1770. The fort, Neck, lighthouse and a ship sailing out of the harbor are all identified. Published in: The American Re... more

Castle William

Castle William

Drawing shows a distant view of Castle William, a British fortification on an island in Boston Harbor. Title from item. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 gra... more

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canada / D. Pomarede sculp.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canad...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fortifications at Montréal from above the Saint Lawrence River. Title from item. Illus. in: The Annual Register of World Events. Dublin : J. Exshaw, 1774, p. 407. Published ... more

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada - view of the town &c of Montreal / Aitkin sc.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada...

Print shows map "Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada" on the Saint Lawrence River, with insert, after D. Pomarede (see no. 352), "View of the town &c of Montreal" which the fo... more

Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a bastion, or on the angles of the shoulder, to hold a sentry
The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted by Henry Gray.

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted ...

Drawing shows British ships firing on Fort Sullivan on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Title from item. Illus. in: Memoirs of the American Revolution ... / by John Drayton. Charleston : Printed by A.E. Mille... more

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Print shows a half-length portrait of a woman, right profile, with exaggerated coiffure supporting three redoubts with infantry and artillery firing at close range, tents, an artillery train, and a sea battle i... more

Orgues, thick long pieces of wood, pointed and shod with iron, clear one of another, hanging perpendicularly each by a particular rope or cord, over the gate of a strong place to be dropped in case of emergency

Orgues, thick long pieces of wood, pointed and shod with iron, clear o...

Print shows the entry to a fortress. Title from item. Illus. in: A new military, historical, and explanatory dictionary ... / Thomas Simes. Philadelphia : Sold by Humphreys, Bell, and Aitken, 1776. Published in... more

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

View of the Rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * [southeast shore of Carpenter's Island] in front of the 6 gun battery / surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole.

View of the Rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank...

Title from item. Illus. on map: A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, ... / surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole. [1777?] Published in: Th... more

Entrée au port de Quebec dans l'Amérique Vernet pinxit ; F.A. Annert sc

Entrée au port de Quebec dans l'Amérique Vernet pinxit ; F.A. Annert s...

Print of an idealized, European view of the entrance to the port at Quebec, with a large stone fort, small boats, and men walking along the docks. Title from item. Stamped on lower right corner: Map Division Li... more

Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de Vernet Vernet pinxit

Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de...

Print of an idealized, European view of the port at Fredericksburg, Virginia, with ships in the harbor and a fort at the entrance to the port. Title from item. Stamped on lower right corner: Map Division Librar... more

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a party of the light corps of the American army, under the command of Gen. Wayne, on the morning of the 16th of July last

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a...

Print shows the British fort at Stony Point with American forces positioned for the assault. Includes legend. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1780, verso of title page. ... more