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Battle of Bílá Hora and Prague, 1620 1620 or later

Letterpress text, probably originally printed on paper in four columns side by side, now cut into four, and joined in one vertical column; mounted on paper (Mount Type A) | 8.1 x 12.9 cm (sheet) | RCIN 721141.f

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Explanatory letterpress text to RCIN 721141.e. Thirty Years War (1618-1648).

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: Cropped. On mount: five-pointed crown, six-pointed star above

    Condition: one fold line; no gilt edges

  • 8.1 x 12.9 cm (sheet)

    36.0 x 25.5 cm (mount)

  • Printed title:

    No title

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Prague Nov.r 1620.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Prague Delineationes Aciei et Pugnæ ad Pragam Factæ 7 Novembris 1620, tabulis quatuor expressæ: per Raph. Sadeler: cum Descriptionibus.

  • 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)

    Bílá Hora, near Prague, Czech Republic (50°05ʹ00ʺN 14°20ʹ00ʺE)

    Prague, Hlavní Mesto Praha, Czech Republic (50°05'16"N 14°25'14"E)

  • 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. 2828

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