Panoramas of cities from the time of the Swedish Deluge on a common sheet: above Brześć Kujawski – Urbs Briestze in Cuiavia…; below Pińczów – Oppidum et Castrum Pinschou…; slight bend int the midle; dim.: 28×34 cm.
Erik Jönsson Dahlbergh (1625-1703) – Swedish field marshal, diplomat, officer, historian, cartographer, military engineer, builder, traveller, architect and draftsman. During the Second Northern War (Swedish Deluge) he created a number of drawings in which he immortalized dozens of Polish cities, towns and castles, as well as battles and other events related to the war.
The plans and views presented below by Dahlbergh come from a work praising the military deeds of King Carl X Gustav – Histoire du regne de Charles Gustave roy de Svede comprise en sept commentaires enrichs de taillers douces traduite francois sur le latin de monsieur le baron Samuel de Pufendorf avec trois indices by Baron Samuel Pufendorf, ed. Christoph Riegel, Nuremberg 1697. Engraving b/w.