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View of the Town of St. Sebastian at Rio Janeiro on the W. Side of the Harbour

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View of the town across the sea, with five ships on the water before it, mountains behind, a few houses isolated on the heights and a fort and a ship firing a gun as it rounds the point of a mountain on the right, below a fortress, into harbour crowded with ships; after Sydenham. 1812. Hand-coloured aquatint and etching.
Additional Makers: Print maker - Joseph Jeakes; Publisher - Edward Orme
Inscription: Lettered below the image with the title and 'T. Sydenham Esq.r del.t / J. Jeakes sculp.t / London: Pub.d Jan.y 1. 1812, by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to the King, Engraver & Publisher, Bond Str.t corner of Brook St.'
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Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

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