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1683 Siege of Vienna, Austria - 3 of 10
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Loopgraven, Batteryen, en Krijgsgewelt der Turken etc. | voor Weenen = Approches Batteries et preparatifs de guerre des Turcs etc. | devant Vienne,Romeyn de Hooghe (1683)In 1683, Nicolaas Visscher II (1649-1702) published a series of ten prints about the Turkish siege of the city of Vienna with the most important pictures of the war. The prints were engraved by Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) after drawings from the Antwerp artist Jacobus Peeters. The Turkish army approached the city of Vienna from the north-east. Those citizens who were not killed immediately, were forced by the Turks to built trenches and gun pits.
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