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Object: Bespiegeling Voor De Geldzugtige Wereld, In 'T Begin Op - En Ondergang Van Den Actiehandel
Object: Alwaar de Ziel zig aan de Geldzugt heeft gegeven...
A broadside on investment schemes, satirising the people's obsession with money and speculation on the stock-market; with an engraving after an earlier broadside of ca.1650 showing in the centre an orb, surmounted by a seated figure whose head consist of a coin showing a portrait of John Law, the figure holding in the left hand another coin, in the right hand a sack of money from which coins are falling out, on the sides various scenes showing people fighting, stealing, lying, misbehaving to get hold of money; with engraved titles, inscriptions, and verses. (n.p.: )
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Height: 439 millimetres
Width: 494 millimetres
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- For another impression of the same sheet, see "Het Groote Tafereel Der Dwaasheid", 298.c.4,5 (Vol II, BM 1868-8-8-9706).
For the original broadside, published by de Jonghe in ca.1650, see 1873-7-12-147 (there is also an impression of that some plate, but published by de Wit, in the above mentioned album, BM 1868-8-8-9705).
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