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Images from eight wars fought between 1570 and 1718


Siege of Stuhlweissenberg, 1601 1601 or later

Letterpress text in two pieces; printed on paper; mounted on paper (Mount Type B); gilt edges top, right and bottom | 53.6 x 39.1 cm (mount) | RCIN 721116.b

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Letterpress explanatory text to RCIN 721116.a. Ottoman-Habsburg Wars: The Long War (1591/3-1606).

Two pieces of letterpress text on mount.

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: None on text or mount

    Condition: one fold line; pressure marks from the mounts of items which were kept above and below this print in a different collection are present on the recto and verso

  • 9.6 x 34.2 cm (first sheet)

    9.2 x 15.8 cm (second sheet)

    53.6 x 39.1 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    No title. Text begins:

    [1] SIEGE DE LA VILLE D’ALBEREGALLE EN HONGRIE AVEC LA PRISE D’ICELLE FAITE LE VINGT-TIESME IOVR DE / Septembre 1601. par Monseigneur le Duc de Mercœur, Lieutenant General de l’Empereur.

    [2] [A key, A-E, G-I, L-T, V, X:] Description du siege d’Alberegalle.


    George III heading: Stuhl Weissenburg Sep.r 1601.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top right, black pencil:] 1601; [the dates within the main text are underlined in black pencil, probably by George III’s librarians.]. (Verso) none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Stuhl Weissenburg Siege de la Ville d’Alberegalle en Hongrie, avec la prise d’icelle faite le 20 de 1601 par (les Imperiaux) commandés par) le Duc de Mercœur: avec une Description.

  • 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)

    Székesfehérvár [Alba Regale], Fejér, Hungary (47°11ʹ23ʺN 18°24ʹ37ʺE)

  • 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. 2781-2782

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