Casanova being hit by a stone and mocked by a child
Giacomo Casanova depicted as an elderly man coming back from the library. During his departure, Casanova is struck by a stone by a child who then begins to point and laugh due to his strange appearance. Casanova became a librarian in 1785 to Count Joseph Karl von Waldstein, a chamberlain of the emperor, in the Castle of Dux, Bohemia. Date: 1785
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Charles VI of Habsburg (1685-1740). Proclamation of the Arc
Charles VI of Habsburg (1685-1740), Holy Roman Emperor (1711-1740), King of Bohemia (Charles II), Hungary and Croatia (Charles III) and Archduke of Austria. Pretender to the Spanish throne, which led to the War of Spanish Succession. Proclamation of the Archduke Charles as king of Spain (Charles III) in 1706. Colored engraving.
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Woman of Bohemia in the fashion of the 16th century
Woman of Bohemia in the fashion of the 16th century. . Handcolored copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalart's Historical Picture of the Costumes of the Principal People of Antiquity and of the Middle Ages (1796).
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