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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.
Date
1790
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548178i
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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 cannon-ball while leading his troops into action at the battle of Prague, 1757

Publication/Creation

Berlin : Verlag von Gebr. Rocca.

Physical description

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

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.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 548178i

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  • German


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