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Eighty Years War (Dutch War of Independence) (1568-1648)

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


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

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:



    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.

  • 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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  • 14 March 2024