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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.17.73
Object Name Map
Description "Obsidio civitatis et Arcis Gravdensis WITH Munita Arx Krvsewix," Nuremberg, 1697, engraving, map by Willem Swidde

Two views of Poland on one sheet. The upper panel depicts the battle of January 4, 1656 around Grudziadz (Graudenz), while the lower panel shows the battle of August 12, 1655 near Kruszwica in Kujawien-Pommern, Poland, with an inset map and cartouche in each panel. Originally published in De Rebus a Carolo Gustavo by Samuel von Pufendorf, which tells the official history of the wars of Sweden against Poland and Denmark from 1655 to 1660.
Title Obsidio civitatis et Arcis Gravdensis WITH Munita Arx Krvsewix.
Date 1697
Role of Creator Engraver
Creator Swidde, Willem
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-13.75 W-15.625 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Poland
Grudziadz (Graudenz)
Kruszwica