= Proof before letters, rare. F.M. 4210 (no.6b). From May 30 to June the 4th 1768, the stadtholder William V and his wife visited Amsterdam.The illumination was part of the celebrations.
"Aankomst van hunne doorluchtige en Koninklijke hoogheden Willem prinse van Oranje en Nassau (...) en zyne gemalinne Frederica Sophia Wilhelmina (...) aan het stadhuis der stad Amsterdam, op den 30 May 1768". Handcol. engr. view by R. VINKELES, 29x38,7 cm., printed by J. Smit.
= F.M. 4210 (no.2).
AND 2 others from the same series (14 in total) by R. VINKELES and S. FOKKE showing views of the same visit: a visit to the Amsterdam council chamber (F.M. 4210, no.3) and the farewell on the Buiten Amstel (F.M. 4210, no.14) - AND 4 others, incl. a duplicate of one of the prints above (proof before letters); an etching showing the visit of Maria de Medici in Amsterdam and a lithograph showing the visit by king William II to Amsterdam in 1857.