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Contemporary prints and maps of the battles and sieges of the Eighty Years War

Claes Jansz Visscher II (c.1587-1652)

Siege of Schenkenschanz, 1635 1635 or later

Letterpress text on three pieces of paper, joined to form one column of text; not mounted | 44.5 x 8.3 cm (whole object) | RCIN 722093.e

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Letterpress text accompanying the map of the siege of Schenkenschanz, 1635, at RCIN 722093.a. Eighty Years War (1568-1648).

See also RCINs 722093.b-d.

  • Claes Jansz Visscher II (c.1587-1652) (publisher) [bottom:] t’ AMSTELREDAM, By Claes Jansz. Visscher.

  • Watermark: None visible

    Condition: no fold lines; brown discolouration

  • 44.5 x 8.3 cm (whole object)

  • Printed title:

    None

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Schenken-schantz 1635

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) each of the twelve pieces of paper is numbered separately in ink [contemporary with Cassiano dal Pozzo?] from 1 to 12. [See also RCINs 722093.b-d, f]

    George III catalogue entry:

    Schenken-schantz Carte de la situation du Fort de Schenck et des nouveaux Forts qui sont aux Environs, avec l’Assiegement par le Prince d’Orange en 1635: par I.I. Schort Ing.r 1635. 2 feuilles: avec une Vue du Fort par C.I. Visscher, et un Journal du Siege.

  • From the collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-22 October 1657); inherited by his brother, Carlo Antonio dal Pozzo (1606-1689); sold by Carlo Antonio’s grandson to Clement XI, 1703; acquired by Cardinal Alessandro Albani by 1714, from whom purchased by George III in 1762

  • Subject(s)

    Schenkenschanz, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (51°50ʹ09ʺN 06°06ʹ37ʺE)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    M. McDonald, The Print Collection of Cassiano dal Pozzo. Part II, Architecture, Topography and Military Maps, 3 vols, London 2019, cat. no. 2878

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