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A View of ye Grand Theatre & Fireworks erected on ye Water near ye Court at ye Hague (on Occasion of ye General Peace concluded at Aix la Chapelle Oct 18. 1748) & Exhibited June 13 1749
A View of ye Grand Theatre & Fireworks erected on ye Water near ye Court at ye Hague (on Occasion of ye General Peace concluded at Aix la Chapelle Oct 18. 1748) & Exhibited June 13 1749
Date:
1749
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
311 x 483 mm (12 1/4 x 19 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2000.119.3.74
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
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Bequest of John Gutmann

View of the temporary structure erected at the Hague to display fireworks in celebration of the Treaty of Aix-la Chapelle, which ended the War of Austrian Succession.
This print is a later edition of a plate first published by Robert Sayer in 1749 after Jan Besoet and pieter de Swart. This state was published by Laurie & Whittle in 1794.