Broadside on the mythological king Gampar with a WL male figure in armour, his helmet resting on a stone block on r, on l a bundle of wheat, set inside an ornamented architectural frame. With letterpress verse by Burkhard Waldis (Nuremberg: 1543). From a series of twelve broadsides on early German kings.  Hand-coloured woodcut and letterpress

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E,8.284

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Broadside on the mythological king Gampar with a WL male figure in armour, his helmet resting on a stone block on r, on l a bundle of wheat, set inside an ornamented architectural frame. With letterpress verse by Burkhard Waldis (Nuremberg: 1543). From a series of twelve broadsides on early German kings. Hand-coloured woodcut and letterpress

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