The Battle of Newmark in Silesia, 5.th December, 1757.The King of Prussia with 38,000 Men attack'd and defeated Prince Charles of Lorrain at the head of 80,000 Austrians; the latter having 6,000 Men killed, 6,000 wounded and 20,000 taken Prisoners. They lost likewise 3,000 Baggage Waggons, 180 Cannon & 43 Pair of Colours; The Prussians having only 2,000 Men killed and wounded.
Engraving, 175 x 280mm. 7 x 11".
The battle of Leuthen in Silesia (present-day Poland), part of the Seven Years' War, in which Frederick the Great's Prussian army defeated an Austrian army under Prince Charles of Lorraine. Plate from a set of 'Twelve of the most remarkable sieges and battles of Europe' published by Bowles and Carver in the 1760s.
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