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Printed and manuscript maps, prints and views of 22 seventeenth-century wars

? Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (c. 1632-1712)

Schenkenschanz, 1672

Profil du Fort de Sckenck 1672 / Avec Privilege 1672 or later

Etching and engraving; printed on paper; gilt edges to left and right | 19.8 x 51.2 cm (image and neatline) | RCIN 724002

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A view of the French attack on the fortress of Schenkenschanz under the command of Marshal Henri de la Tour d'Auverge, vicomte de Turenne (1611-75), on 19 June 1672. Franco-Dutch War (1672-8)

The attribution of Jaillot as publisher is taken from a catalogue entry for this item in the Universität Bern, Identifier: 001082855 (visited 28 October 2016).

The title appears top centre, in an unfurled banner decorated with fleur-de-lys against a background of an olive wreath, held aloft by two putti while another two putti above, one on each side of the wreath, blow trumpets from which fall tabards with fleur-de-lys.

  • ? Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (c.1632-2 November 1712) (publisher)

  • Watermark: Indistinct; large and complex coat of arms

    Condition: one fold line; overall brown discolouration. Verso: some offsetting

  • 19.8 x 51.2 cm (image and neatline)

    20.7 x 51.9 cm (platemark)

    24.6 x 54.6 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    Profil du Fort de Sckenck 1672 / Avec Privilege. [top centre, in unfurled banner decorated with fleur-de-lys against a background of an olive wreath, held aloft by two putti while another two putti above, one on each side of the wreath, blow trumpets from which fall tabards with fleur-de-lys]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Schenken-schantz taken by the French 19 June 1672.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Schencken schantz Profil du Fort de Schenck pris par les Francois le 19 de Juin 1672.

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

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

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