Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft collection, [ca. 1600-ca. 1680].


Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft collection, [ca. 1600-ca. 1680].

Collection of manuscripts, engravings and other pictorial material, printed books and broadsides, relating to the activities, membership, and publications of the Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft.

Printed books and broadsides: ca. 800 v.Manuscript collection: 308 documents, and 28 codices.Pictorial collection: 312 copperplate engravings, and other graphic material; medallion, bas-relief, and album of photomechanical prints.

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