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The death of General von Schwerin, all around are soldiers. Coloured engraving by D. Berger, 1790, after J.C. Frisch.

Frisch, Johann Christoph, 1738-1815.
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1790

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Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin was one of the generals serving Frederick the Great in the Seven Years War and other wars. He was killed by a cannonball while leading his troops into action at the battle of Prague, 1757

Lettering

Schwerins Tod in der Schlacht bey Prag den 6.ten May 1757. Gestochen von D. Berger, Berlin 1790. Gemahlt von J.C. Frisch 1787.

Publication/Creation

Berlin : Verlag von Gebr. Rocca.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching and watercolour ; platemark 48.8 x 61.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 548178i

Language

  • German


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