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Historisch-genealogischer Calendar, oder Jahrbuch der merkwürdigsten neuen Welt-begebenheiten für 1784

Jahrbuch der merkwürdigsten neuen Weltbegebenheiten für 1784 enthaltend die Geschichte der Revolution von Nord-America
Geschichte der Revolution von Nord-America

Illustrated by Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki (German, 1726–1801), Illustrated by Johann Wilhelm Meil (German, 1733–1805)

Place of Publication: Leipzig, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Engelmann, Chodowiecki, 492


Overall: 11 x 7 x 1.8 cm (4 5/16 x 2 3/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 19 etchings and engravings, some hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leipzig: for Haude und Spener, [1783]) Small octavo; 143 leaves, plus plates; black-stamped light green paper boards (beige paper case, green cloth spine).

Illustrations of events of American Revolution; portraits of Washington and other political figures; illustrations of medals, flags, and uniforms

Leipzig: for Haude und Spener [1783]


William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 14, 1944.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund