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A Turkish army taking a town fortification mutilating, flaying and disembowelling their enemies behind the lines. Etching.

Hooghe, Romeyn de, 1645-1708.

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The soldiers have pinned men and women to the ground disembowelling them alive in order to retrieve valuables that might have been swallowed for safe-keeping before the battle or invasion

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1 print : etching

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Wellcome Library no. 43612i

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The etcher is probably Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)

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