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Gerard ter Borch II, Ordinance

Borch II, Gerard ter (Zwolle 1617 – Deventer 1681). The Ordinance. The officer reading the letter, standing before him the richly dressed orderly officer with postal horn on his back. Between the two the adjutant. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. 7½ × 5⅛ in (18.9 × 12.9 cm).

The illustration in Rosenberg, 1897, no. 19 with the title “The Officer reading a Letter” as pendant to “The Officer writing a Letter”.

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