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Untitled (View from Peterborough Tower, Tangier Castle)

c.1669

Wenceslaus Hollar

From the collection

Title

Untitled (View from Peterborough Tower, Tangier Castle)

Date

c.1669

Description

View from Peterborough Tower, Tangier Castle; prospect to the SW, over undulating country, with outlying forts, in the foreground a bastion with red-coated soldiers conversing, to the left part of the town and its fortifications, including Catherine Fort, and on the extreme left the bay, to the right a party of musketeers on the path leading to Henrietta Fort, and below on the extreme right, Whitby Mole and the Atlantic Ocean; formerly in the 1637 album containing 279 miscellaneous drawings. c.1669. Pen and brown ink, with watercolour; on nine conjoined pieces of paper.
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Location

York Castle, Tangier, Morocco

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Medium

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