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

1812

Print after Lieut-Col Thomas Sydenham

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Title

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

Date

1812

Artist

Description

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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Location

Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Country

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