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Slagh by Nieupoort

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1875,0508.121

  • Title (object)

    • Slagh by Nieupoort
  • Description

    Diagram showing advance of the two armies to battle-ground at Nieuwpoort; illustration to Pieter Bor's "Nederlandsche Oorlogen" (Widow of Joannes van Someren, Abraham Wolfgangh & Hendrick en Dirck Boom, Amsterdam: 1679-1684) Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1679-1684
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 272 millimetres
    • Width: 350 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, explanatory key and captions within image
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on the publication see also 1875,0508.52.
    Probably copied after the upper section of Y,1.52. For companion print see 1875,0508.119.

  • Bibliography

    • Muller 1138a bibliographic details
  • Location

    History 1600 Imp

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Battle of Nieuwpoort
      1600
    • Associated Event: Eighty Years' War
      1568-1648
  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Oorsprongk, Begin en Vervolgh der Nederlandsche Oorlogen, beroerten, en Borgelyke Oneenigheden; ...
  • Acquisition date

    1875

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1875,0508.121

Diagram showing advance of the two armies to battle-ground at Nieuwpoort.  1617
Etching

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Diagram showing advance of the two armies to battle-ground at Nieuwpoort. 1617 Etching

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