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Creator:
Le Bas, Jacques-Philippe, 1707-1783, engraver.
Title(s):

A collection of the most remarkable ruins of Lisbon : as they appeared immediately after the great earthquake and fire, which destroyed that city November 1, 1755 / drawn on the spot by Messieurs Paris and Pedegache = Collecaõ de algumas ruinas de Lisboa : causadas pelo terremoto & pelo fogo, do primeiro de Novembro, do anno 1755 / debuxadas na mesma Cidade par m.m. Paris & Pedegade = Receuil des plus belles ruines de Lisbonne : causées par le tremblement et par le feu du premier Novembre 1755 / deffiné sur les lieux par m.m. Paris & Pedegache.

Additional Title(s):

Collecaõ de algumas ruinas de Lisboa.

Published/Created:
Recueil des plus belles ruines de Lisbonne.
London : Printed for Robert Sayer, print and map seller, opposite Fetter-Lane, Fleet Street, [not before 1757]
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 33 x 45 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 151
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
With short captions on each plate in English, Portuguese, and French.
Title page printed in black and red.
ESTC T171404
Spanien und Portugal im Zeitalter der Aufklärung, p. 165
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards.
A suite of six engravings, reprinted from an edition originally issued as: Collecaõ de algumas ruinas de Lisboa ... = Receuil des plus belles ruines de Lisbonne ... (Paris : Jacques-Philippe Le Bas and Jacques-François Blondel, 1757). Engravings by Jacques-Philippe Le Bas.
Subject Terms:
Church buildings -- Portugal -- Lisbon -- Pictorial works.
Lisbon (Portugal) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.
Lisbon Earthquake, Portugal, 1755 -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1757.
Contributors:
Ivo, Miguel Tiberio Pedegache Brandão, approximately 1730-1794, illustrator.
Paris, Monsier, illustrator.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, publisher.
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  • Igreja de S. Paul = St. Paul's Church = Eglise de S. Paul
  • Basilica de Santa Maria = The cathedral = La cathédrale = Igreja de S. Nicolau = The Church of St. Nicholas = Eglise de S. Nicolas
  • Praca da Patriarchal = The Patriarchal Square = Place de la Patriachale
  • Casa da opera = The opera house = Salle de l'opera
  • Torre de S. Roque chamada vulgarmente Torre de Patriarcha = St. Roch's Tower, commonly called the Patriarch's Tower = Tour de S. Roch nommée vulgairement Tour du Patriarche.

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