[FREDERICK II, <i>the Great</i>.]
[FREDERICK II, the Great.] Micrographic drawing of Frederick the Great on horseback, using text from Brockhaus’s famous Conversations-Lexikon,
Manuscript, folio (405 × 315 mm), ink on paper; a few chips to the edges, affecting ruled border only, small piece of paper adhered in blank section (image unaffected); affixed along one edge and two corners to a sheet of drab paper.
The text appears to be the entry for Frederick used by Brockhaus between 1824 and 1834 (i.e. for the sixth, seventh, and eighth editions of the Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyclopädie für gebildete Stände. (Conversations-Lexikon.)), after which the entry was rewritten.
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