LOT 1467

[Bergen op Zoom. Sas van Gent] "Ter gedagtenisse van den liefdadige onderstand

der Vereenigde Nederlandse Provincien, bestaande in een collecte voor de land en geloofsgenooten van Bergen op den Zoom, Sas van Gent, enz. tot herstelling van hunne schade in den oorlog geleeden, en herbouwing hunner kerken; gedaen op den 16 juny des jaers 1749." Engr., 17.8 x 27.5 cm, incorporating 6 numb. scenes w. captions, extensive 3-columned letterpress verse by H. van Elvervelt below. Sheet size 54.5 x 41.5 cm. Amst., G. Bos and C. Wilt, ca. 1749.

Lacks a portion of blank upper right corner, central horizontal fold, some other folds and creases. Muller, Historical prints, 3974. Very rare "newsprint" about a specific moment in the history of Bergen op Zoom and surroundings. The print and text are about the generous support of citizens from all the Dutch provinces after the siege and destruction of the city by the French during the Austrian war of succession.

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