Banquet des Chevaliers de l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit
Banquet des Chevaliers de l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit donne au chateau de Fontainebleau le 14 mai 1633, French School. The Knights of the Order of the Holy Spirit sit at two long tables, lavishly set with food. Nine valets are carrying food and drink to King Louis XIII, Grand Master of the Order, who sits at the far end of the room. Date: 1633
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History of the Missions, 1863. Matteo Ricci and Xu Guanqi
RICCI, Matteo (1552-1610). Italian Jesuit priest, one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission. Matteo Ricci with his disciple Xu Guangqi, Paul Siu or Paul Ly (1562-1633). 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona. General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863. Etching. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Barcelona University Library.
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Atlas Novus. Europe. Tartarians, 17th c
BLAEU, Jan (1596-1673). Atlas Novus or Atlas Maior. 1635 - 1665. 'Europa recens descripta'. Map of Europe published in Amsterdam in 1633. Detail depicting Tatar people. Etching. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia).
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