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Stock# 52552
Description

Vac, Hungary, shortly after the Austrian victory over the Turks in Vac in 1684.

Fine early view of Vac, Hungary, from Jacques Peters' Korte Beschryvinghe, Ende Aen-Wysinghe der Plaetsen in desfn Boeck, met hunnen teghenwoordigen Standt, pertinentelijck uytghebeldt, in Oostenryck, published in Antwerp in 1686.

The town was captured by the Ottoman Empire in the 1541. The Austrians won significant battles in Vac over the Turks in 1597 and 1684.

The view shows the Turkish Mosque, Castle and the Island of St. Andre in the foreground.

Striking scene showing a fortified town on the Danbue River, with sailing vessels and flatboats in the foreground.

Condition Description
Some toning and minor mat burn in the margins.