Battle at Old Älvsborg Castle in 1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein

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Battle between Danish and Swedish armies at the Danish siege of Old Älvsborg Fortress in 1502. German soldiers of fortune in King Hans' Danish army and Swedish peasant soldiers in Head of State Sten Sture the Elder's Swedish army.
Drawing from c. 1502 by the German soldier of fortune (Landsknecht) Paul Dolnstein, who himself participated in the Danish army.

Strid mellan danska och svenska hären vid den danska belägringen av Gamla Älvsborgs slott 1502. Tyska landsknektar i kung Hans danska här och svenska bondesoldater i riksföreståndaren Sten Sture den äldres svenska här.
Teckning från cirka 1502 av den tyske landsknekten Paul Dolnstein, som själv deltog i den danska hären.


Collection: Photo collections, Archives of Swedish National Heritage Board. The original drawing is probably kept in the State Archives of Weimar in Germany.
Photograph by: Unknown
Date: c. 1930
Format: Glass plate negative



See also Two soldiers in battle at Old Älvsborg Castle in 1502, Västergötland, Sweden, by Paul Dolnstein
Other 16th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers