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Ottoman-Habsburg Wars (1521-1791)

Images from eight wars fought between 1570 and 1718


Nagikanyzsa, 1600

1600 or later

Letterpress text on two pieces of paper; mounted on paper (Mount Type B); gilt edges top, right and bottom | 53.6 x 40.3 cm (mount) | RCIN 721109.b

Letterpress explanatory text to the view of the retreat of the Imperial Habsburg army from Nagykanizsa, 12 and 13 October 1600 (see RCIN 721109.a). Ottoman-Habsburg Wars: The Long War (1591/3-1606).

Two pieces of text on separate pieces of paper, mounted on one sheet of paper.

See the notes to RCINs 721107.a, b.

This view and accompanying text are the third of a set of four (RCINs 721107-721110).

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: None on texts or mount

    Condition: one fold line; the upper letterpress sheet is very worn with abrasures and was in poor condition before the item was mounted. Verso: remains of old guard along verso of left edge

  • 8.6 x 32.6 cm (first sheet)

    8.3 x 19.2 cm (second sheet)

    53.6 x 40.3 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    No title. Text of each piece begins:

    [1] [Heading:] Cette iournée marque l’ordre gardé depuis peu apres la minuict, iusques sur les deux heures apres midy, en la retraite faite par / l’armée Chrestienne, de deuant la ville de Canise, & le camp des Turcs qui l’assiegeoient.

    [2] [A key, A-I, L-P, R; 1-12:] Chefs & troupes des Chresties. Chef des Turcs, & leur / Troupes.


    George III heading: Canissa 12-13 Oct. 1600.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top right, black pencil:] 1600. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil, erased:] I/102-e.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Canissa Representation of the Retreat of the Imperial Army from the Town of Canissa in the night of the and of October 1600, and the pursuit of the Turks: with a Description.

  • Subject(s)

    Nagykanizsa [Canissa; Kanizsa], Zala, Hungary (46°27ʹ12ʺN 16°59ʹ27ʺE)

  • 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. 2770-2771

Page revisions

  • 14 March 2024