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Vrede handel tusschen Engelandt en ons

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  • Title (object)

    • Vrede handel tusschen Engelandt en ons
  • Description

    Central panel showing allegorical representation of peace celebration fireworks in the Hague, surrounded by 8 lesser panels depicting events from declaration of war in April 1672 to peace negotiations of February 1674. 1674 Etching

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  • Date

    • 1674
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  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 473 millimetres
    • Width: 558 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, captions to each image, and production detail.
  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 111 bibliographic details
    • Muller 2532 bibliographic details
    • Landwehr 81 bibliographic details
  • Location

    History 1674 Imp

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  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Anglo-Dutch wars
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    Prints & Drawings

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