Catchpenny print with 16 events from Dutch history, mainly from the Eighty Years’ War (Tachtigjarige Oorlog), showing famous historical figures such as Albert Beijling being burried alive, Jan van Schaffelaar jumping of the tower in Barneveld, Kenau Hasselaer defending Haarlem against the Spanish, and the murder of Prins Willem (William I). At the top, the seal ‘Tot nut van ‘t algemeen’ of the Maatschappij tot Nut van ’t Algemeen, and signed ‘G. oortman’. When in 1784 the Maatschappij tot Nut van ’t Algemeen was founded, several publishers received permission to use their stamp on prints that had been approved by the association, as being of moral and pedagogical value. Stichter commissioned the brothers G. and J. Oortman to create a series of ‘Nutsprenten’ of which only 6 prints appeared.Amsterdam, Erve de Wed. C. Stichter (1715 – 1813) ‘Te Amsterd., bij d’Erven van de Wed. C. Stichter, Boekverk. in de Warmoesstraat, schuin over de Oude kerksteeg, in de Oude Berg Calvarie, in N. 159’; lettered ‘A.’ in upper right corner, the first print in Stichter’s series of ‘nutsprenten’.