Prince Pyotr Mikhailovich Volkonsky 1776-1852 Пётр Миха?йлович Волко?нский,

Pyotr Volkonsky was born in St. Petersburg . Volkonsky participated in the plot to remove Paul I from the throne and became one of the closest advisors to Alexander I. He commanded the Russian troops in the Battle of Austerlitz. He was Chief of Staff of the Acting Army from December 1812 and Chief of General Staff (1815-1823). Resigned after a conflict with the War Minister Count Aleksey Arakcheyev. He was an Ambassador to the coronation of Charles X of France in 1824. Afterwards, he was Minister of Imperial Court and Properties.

Antique engraving 35 x 23 cm

Price £28.00

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Sir Walter Scott 1771-1832

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature

Artist/Engraver Henry Raeburn

Size 28 x 22 cm
Price £18.00

 

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Friedrich Sigmund Graf von Sch?rffenberg, d.1688

A son of Count Johann Wilhelm from his marriage to Maximiliana Countess Harrach . Count Friedrich Sigmund’s name is closely connected with the memory of Vienna’s rescue from the Turkish danger in 1683 . Count Friedrich Sigmund is one of those generals who left the island of Schütt with the corps of Count Leslie and rushed to the rescue of the afflicted Vienna . Later, in 1684, he witnessed the victories of Waitzen and Pesth and then the first unsuccessful siege of Ofen, where he was wounded. Before Neuh?usel he headed under Caprara1685 the storm and was sent with the news of the fall of the square to the imperial court camp

Size 18 x 15 cm
Price £14.00


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Johann Carl Graf Pálffy von Erd?d 1663-1751

Pálffy ab Erd?d, also known as?Pálffy von Erd?d,?Pálffy de Erd?d, or?Pálffy of Erd?d, is the name of an?Austro-Hungarian?noble family of Hungarian descent. Several members of the family held significant positions in the?Habsburg Monarchy..

Size 14 x 9 cm
Price £14.00

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Francis I of France 1494-1547

King of?France?from 1515 until his death in 1547. He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy. He succeeded his cousin and father-in-law Louis XII, who died without a son.

Size 9 x 8 cm
Price £14.00

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Socrates c. 470 – 399

Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition of thought

Size 19 x 14 cm two prints
Price £14.00

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Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp 1597-1659


Frederick III of Holstein-Gottorp was a Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. He was the elder son of Duke Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp and Princess Augusta of Denmark. His mother was a daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark. He had ambitious plans concerning the development of sea trade

size 40 x 30 cm

Price £95.00

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