1748 MILITARY BROADSIDE Infantry Parade - Loading a Musket - Switzerland
Scarce Military Broadsheet / Broadside
Per muros legio sortita periculum, excubat, exercetque vices
Holzhalb, Johann Rudolf [1723-1806] after a design by Salomon Landolt
Zürich : ausgegeben von der Militarischen Gesellschaft in Zürich auf das neue Jahr 1775
40.5 x 31 cm
Printed and published by the Militärischen Gesellschaft in Zürich [Military Society of Zurich, Switzerland].
Old military Broadside published by 'Militarischen Gesellschaft in Zurich'. This society published a series of such Broadsides, one each year, mainly dealing with the topic of infantry warfare and infantry training.
The central vignette depicts the parade ground in front of the Court House in Zurich, vis-a-vis the Council House.