Antique Print of Various Medals of Tuscany in Italy

Productnr.: BG-06677-22

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Plate 41: 'Toscanen. Orde van den Heiligen Stephanus - Orde van St. Joseph.' (Tuscany. Order of Saint Stephen - Order of Saint Joseph). The Order of Saint Stephen (Official: Sacro Militare Ordine di Santo Stefano Papa e Martire, 'Holy Military Order of St. Stephen Pope and Martyr') is a Tuscan dynastic-military order founded in 1561. The order was created by Cosimo I de' Medici, first Grand Duke of Tuscany. The Order of Saint Joseph was instituted in 1807 by Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany during his reign as Grand Duke of Wirzburg. It was transformed into a Tuscan Dynastic Order in 1817. This print originates from ‘Geschiedkundige beschrijving der oudere en nieuwere, thans bestaande Ridderorden. - Afbeeldingen der Ridderorden’ by G.L. de Rochemont and J. Bischoff. A rare and expensive work on in 1843 existing cavalier / knight / military orders. Published in Amsterdam, 1843.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: 1843

Overall size: 36 x 46 cm.