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Aenkomst van syne Kon. Maj. van Groot Brittannien op Dieren

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  • Title (object)

    • Aenkomst van syne Kon. Maj. van Groot Brittannien op Dieren
  • Description

    Rear view of royal carriage and retinue arriving at imposing manor house. 1691 Etching

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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1691
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 485 millimetres
    • Width: 582 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title in Dutch and Latin, and producer name.
  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 1226 bibliographic details
    • Muller 2838 bibliographic details
  • Location

    History 1691 Imp

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  • Associated names

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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