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Alhier sih an das bemisch Glück... / Erstlich wolgedeutes Böhmisches Glücks und Unglücks Raht...

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,0710.815

  • Title (object)

    • Alhier sih an das bemisch Glück...
    • Erstlich wolgedeutes Böhmisches Glücks und Unglücks Raht...
  • Description

    A broadside on the events after the Battle of the White Mountain, illustrating the rise and fall of Frederick V, and the rise of Emperor Ferdinand II; with an etching showing in the left background the small wheel-of-fortune, with a Lion on the top and an Eagle on the side, and in the centre a larger wheel-of-fortune, turned by the figure of Chronos and showing the Imperial Eagle on the top, in the background various troops fighting; with engraved lettering and numbering, and with letterpress title and text in three columns, and the text with two vertical segments and frame of type ornaments.(n.p.:[1621])

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1621
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 335 millimetres (printed area)
    • Width: 249 millimetres (printed area)
    • Height: 165 millimetres (etching)
    • Width: 234 millimetres (etching)
  • Curator's comments

    The sheet is damaged at the lower left.

  • Bibliography

    • Harms 1985 continuing IV.112.a bibliographic details
    • Paas 1985 continuing P646 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Broadsides German 1621 Imp)

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Battle of the White Mountain
      8 November 1620
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1880,0710.815

A broadside on the events after the Battle of the White Mountain, illustrating the rise and fall of Frederick V, and the rise of Emperor Ferdinand II; with an etching showing in the l background the small wheel-of-fortune, with a Lion on the top and an Eagle on the side, and in the centre a larger wheel-of-fortune, turned by the figure of Chronos and showing the Imperial Eagle on the top, in the background various troops fighting; with engraved lettering and numbering, and with letterpress title and text in three columns, and the text with two vertical segments and frame of type ornaments.(n.p.:[1621])

Recto

A broadside on the events after the Battle of the White Mountain, illustrating the rise and fall of Frederick V, and the rise of Emperor Ferdinand II; with an etching showing in the l background the small wheel-of-fortune, with a Lion on the top and an Eagle on the side, and in the centre a larger wheel-of-fortune, turned by the figure of Chronos and showing the Imperial Eagle on the top, in the background various troops fighting; with engraved lettering and numbering, and with letterpress title and text in three columns, and the text with two vertical segments and frame of type ornaments.(n.p.:[1621])

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