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Siege of Stuhlweissenberg, 1601 1601 or later

Letterpress text on two pieces of paper; mounted on paper (Mount Type B); gilt edges top, right and bottom | 53.7 x 39.3 cm (mount) | RCIN 721117.b

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Letterpress text to accompany RCIN 721117.a. Ottoman-Habsburg Wars: The Long War (1591/3-1606).

Two pieces of letterpress text on one sheet.

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: None on text. Mount: five-tined crown with six-pointed star above

    Condition: two fold lines; main text in poor condition – worn and abraded before being mounted; pressure marks from the mounts of items which were kept above and below this map/print in a different collection are present on the recto and verso

  • 7.4 x 31.9 cm (first sheet)

    7.4 x 22.2 cm (second sheet)

    53.7 x 39.3 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    No title: Text begins:

    [1] En cette iournée est descrit comment l’armée des Turcs, le 9. d’Octobre, vint pour reprendre la ville | d’Alberegalle & deffaire les Chrestiens.

    [2] [A key, A-I, L-S:] Chefs & Troupes des Chrestiens. [Numerical key, 1-11:] Chefs des Turcs, & leurs troupes.


    George III heading: Stuhl Weissenburg Oct. 1601.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top right, black pencil:] 1600. (Verso) [right, red pencil, indistinct: several numbers?]; [right, black pencil:] I/105; [bottom left, black pencil:] I/102-c.

    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. 2784-2785

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