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Book ID: 175
Title Vollständiger Bericht / Von allen Sehens = würdigen Freuden = Festen / Welche Hochfeyrlich begangen worden In = und nahe … München Anno 1727. vom 28. Merzen, bis den 26 May, Als Dem … Herrn Carolo Alberto, In Ob = und Nidern = Bayrn … Hertzogen … Auß Maria Amalia Regierenden Chur = Fürstin … gebohren worden Ein … Erb = Printz … gehalten.
Year of event 1727
Event description Christening in Munich of Maximilian III Joseph (1727-1777), son of Karl Albrecht, Elector of Bavaria (1697-1745), and Maria Amalia, Imperial Princess (1701-1756) The celebrations included an Italian opera ('L'Epaminonda'), a Latin opera, and a battle of knights dressed up as wild animals
Event type Births and christenings
Event place Munich
Publication info [Munich]: Joh. Lucas Straub; [1727?]; 2°
Pages 28pp
Illustrations 3 engravings
Festival type Banquets and feasts; Dancing; Emblemata; Ephemeral architecture; Illuminations; Masquerades; Mock battles; Operas; Processions; Shooting contests; Tournaments; Verses; Ladies' carousel
Rulers Karl VII, Holy Roman Emperor as Karl Albrecht, Elector of Bavaria; Maria Amalia, Imperial Princess, Electress of Bavaria, Empress
Shelfmark BNF Z-2414(14); V&A Piot 455 H
Notes Copy at V&A Piot 455 H: Two engravings may be missing, as there is an explanation of one but no picture and another is referred to in the text.