Set of 2 copper engravings assembled in the same frame.
The first one titled "Delineatio Arcis Bremerfoerdae" represents a panoramic view of the battle for Bremen (1657) with bombs bursting over the city and a gallows shown in the foreground. At bottom is a plan of the vicinity of Bremen with the Danish and Swedish fleets in the harbor and armies storming the fortified city. Has decorative cartouches and border.
The second titled "Ordinatio Exercitus Suedici, d: 20 Julij An: 1657. Cum Sereniss: Rex Hamburgum inter et Lubecam (..) " represents two views of the Swedish army at the town of Mölln in Northern Germany: one view shows the Swedish army prepared for battle; the other one shows a beautiful scene of the town and lake Mölln, with swedish troops in the foreground. Sheet Size: 14.5 x 17 inches
Both are from the famous chronicle of Baron von Pufendorf on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X. Dated 1697
Good condition with several humidity spots.
We have a second set of 2 prints available (item ID 10-054A)