book of prints;
- Museum number
"Les Miseres et les Mal-heurs de la Guerre. Representez par Jacques Callot Noble Lorrain. Et mis en lumiere par Israel son amy" (Paris, Israel Henriet) 1633; containing 18 plates (including titlepage), numbered 1 to 18, showing scenes of war and its destructive effects, each inscribed with verses in French. Second states bound in leather.
- Production date
Height: 197 millimetres
Height: 203 millimetres
Width: 283 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 295 millimetres (size of binding when closed)
- Curator's comments
- This series, of which the present volume was Sir Hans Sloane's copy, is commonly referred to as "Les Grandes Misères de la guerre".
The plates in this volume are bound out of order, with 14, 15, 16, 18 and 17 bound after plate 3.
Loose impressions and earlier states are kept elsewhere in the collection, see 1861,0713.757 for comment.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Thirty Years' War (1618-1648)
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Les misères et les malheurs de la guerre
- Acquisition notes
- Previous Sloane pressmarks on fly-leaf:
Pr. CCCLXVI [crossed out and replaced by]
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: 1972,U.149.1-18