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Creator:
Thomas Bowles, ca. 1712–died 1753, British
after unknown artist, (Black, R.)
Title:

A Prospect of the New Aqueduct of Lisbon, as crossing over the Valley of Alcantra on Stone Arches, the Largest of which is 150 feet wide, and 249 feet High. Which is 47 feet higher than the Monument in London

Additional Title(s):

Perspectiva dos Novos Arcos d'Agua que a travessem a Val de Alcantra, altura do Mayor Arco he' 332 Palmos, & a largura he 2j00 Palmos

Date:
between 1780 and 1815
Medium:
Hand-colored engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 60 1/2in. (153.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

London printed for Rob't Wilkinson 58 Cornhill

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.13.33
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aqueduct | arches | cattle | cityscape | hills | people
Associated Places:
Europe | Lisboa | Portugal
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4614
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