Showing all 7 results
XVII century, fox tossing in Dresden castle courtyard, vintage engraving
Fox tossing tournament in Dresden castle courtyard in year 1678. Fox tossing was an aristocratic sport in XVII century, its goal was to throw live foxes high in the air with slings until death of the animal.
Magistrates sitting in session with transcript writer,engraving XVI century
Magistrates council with recording clerk, XVI century
Vintage engraving representing justice administration in Strasbourg in late middle ages
Justice and punishment administration in Strasbourg, engraving from 1530
“A convention of noblemen presided by the Emperor”, by Jost Amman (1539-1591)
XVI century, nobles convention with the Emperor. As a wild guess the Emperor might have been Ferdinand I, yet the Latin captions specify only where each Title belonged without explicitly mentioning the Title holders.
“Foreign messengers before the Emperor”, woodcut by Jost Amman (1538-1591_
XVI century, messengers in front of the Emperor. the Emperor is not explicitly named in the text, yet the double-headed eagle suggests the House of Habsburg and the woodcut dating would point at Ferdinand I.
Sitting of the court, Renaissance illustration
Magistrates sitting in the court. Cover picture of “Petri a bella pertica, ivrisconsvlti vetvstissimi, ac svbtilissimi commentaria ad librvm pandectarvm qvadragesimvm tertivm” (sic from the illustration caption: the reader will remember that most of the Latin ‘v’ should be read … Continued