This rare original antique print shows the army”s renewal of their oath to Queen Maria Theresa. Beneath is the text of a letter from the Queen translated into both French and Dutch. This leaf was published individually, to be spread much like a newpaper. We cannot find it offered anywhere online.
Made by an anonymous engraver after anonymous.
Medium: engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 42.5 x 54.5 cm (16.73 x 21.46 inch). Image size: 36 x 22.5 cm. (14.17 x 8.86 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few minor creases bottom left and right. Folded in half. Some tiny worm holes near edge upper right. Edges with an occasional tiny tear. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
AUSTRIA-QUEEN-ARMY-OATH-BROADSHEET | DP-A2-001-31
Published in Amsterdam by Jan ‘t Lam c. 1740. Artists and Engravers: Anonymous.