[Battle of Scheveningen, 1653]Abbildung des Bludigen See Treffens Zwischen den Hollandern und Engellandern, so drey tage gewehret Geschehen im Augusto, Anno 1653.
Engraving, scarce; 300 x 375mm (11¾ x 14¾"). 18th century impression; creases; laid on backing sheet.
German print showing the Battle of Scheveningen in 1653, the final battle of the first Anglo-Dutch war. The British had blockaded the Dutch coast and the battle was the result of Dutch attempts to lift the blockade. Both sides claimed victory- the English because of their greater losses to Dutch, and the Dutch because the blockade was lifted. Detailed key identifying ships and key personnel, including the ship of the Dutch commander Maarten Tromp (killed in battle) right foreground, and those carrying the English admirals George Monck and William Penn.
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