Konigstein on the Elbe. Saxony.
[Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. London. n.d., c.1818].
Coloured aquatint. Printed area: 160 x 100mm. (6¼ x 4"). Paper glued to corners on verso where previously mounted.
Königstein Fortress, the 'Saxon Bastille', is a hilltop fortress near Dresden, in Saxon Switzerland, Germany, above the town of Königstein on the left bank of the River Elbe. It is one of the largest hilltop fortifications in Europe and sits atop the table hill of the same name. After Adam Neal, from the publication 'Travels through some Parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, and Turkey', 1818.
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