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SOLD Grundriss der Stadt Bresslau ... 1757

SOLD Grundriss der Stadt Bresslau ... 1757

Code: 77977

  • SOLD
  • Date: c. 1760
  • Condition: AAA
  • Colour: original colour
  • Size (cm): 18.2 x 27.8

Title: Grundriss der Stadt Bresslau mit der Konigs Preuss Attaque von 8 bis zum 20 Dec. Ao. 1757

Publication: Raspischen Buckhandlung, Nurnberg

The Seven Years' War (1756-1763), sometimes described as 'The First World War' pitted all the major European Powers against each other, in Europe as well as in America and the Far East. The war began with Frederick the Great's, of Prussia, invasion of Saxony.
The engraving shows the City of Breslau (Wroclaw) which fell to Austria in November 1757, being besieged and retaken by Prussian forces a month later.