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Order of battle at Lützen, 1632

Order van den Battalie van sÿn Majtie van Sweden / soo [diselue] is gevochten jegens Keÿsers Leger bÿ Litsen / den 6 Nouember 1632 alwaer zÿne Maj:te Doot is Gebleven 1632 or later

Pencil, ink and watercolour on two sheets of paper, joined; laid down on linen | 29.5 x 70.2 cm (sheet) | RCIN 722068

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An order of battle of the Swedish army at Lützen, 6 November 1632. Thirty Years War (1618-1648).

  • Anonymous (printmaker)

  • Watermark: Indistinct: a large coat of arms

    Mark, stamped: 3

    Condition: creased, surface dirt and stained on recto and verso; the pronounced surface dirt at one end of the verso is interrupted in two places, suggesting that the item was formerly rolled and tied with two ties

  • 29.5 x 70.2 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    Order van den Battalie van sÿn Majtie van Sweden / soo [diselue] is gevochten jegens Keÿsers Leger bÿ Litsen / den 6 Nouember 1632 alwaer zÿne Maj:te Doot is Gebleven.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle at Lutzen 6 Nov.r 1632.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom right, cropped, red pencil, crossed out in black pencil:] 2/1 [and, black pencil:] II/[?]; [bottom right, obscured by canvas backing, ink:] Order of Battle [?] King of Sweden’s Army at Lutzen; [bottom centre, obscured by white paper strip, ink?] Lutzen

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle A drawn Plan of the Order of Battle of the Swedish Army at Lutzen on the 6.th of Nov.r 1632. [The same entry appears under the heading Lutzen]

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

  • Subject(s)

    Lützen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (51°15ʹ24ʺN 12°08ʹ29ʺE)

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