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The French Reign of Terror in the Dutch Villages Bodegraven and Zwammerdam


In plate UC: Spiegel der / France Tirannye / gepleecht op de Hollantsche Dorpen. In plate LR: Romyn de Hooghe fec. 1673 Recto below image, an extensive letterpress verse by G. Bidloo set in three columns, headed as follows: DE / FRANCE WREETHEYT, / TOT / BODEGRAVE, en SWAMMERDAM Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LL in graphite pencil: 4380 Recto LR in graphite pencil: 4030 Verso R sideways in pen and brown ink: Spiegel der Franse livan / nie tot bodegrave / en / Swammerdam / WBYR [this is a rough transcription-- not clearly legible].


PDP Watermark Type: Bend with lily and "IHS" with cross and initials "LB"


Purchased from Henk J. Stokking, Amsterdam

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein ix.120 89; F.M. 2435


30.8 x 40.2 cm (12 1/8 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving with letterpress text


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