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Creator:
J. Couse, active 1750
after unknown artist
Title:

The City of Lisbon as before the dreadful Earthquake of November 1st 1755;...

Additional Title(s):

La Ville de Lisbon dans son Etat avant Le terrible Tremblement de Novembre 1 1755;...

Date:
between 1780 and 1815
Medium:
Hand-colored engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 10 1/4 × 15 3/4 inches (26 × 40 cm) and Sheet: 12 1/2 × 18 inches (31.8 × 45.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

...1 The Tower of Belem. 2 The Royal Palace at Belem. 3 St. Amat at Belem. 4 The Mint. 5 The Princes Palace. 6 The Kings Palace. 7 St. Catherines. 8 See Church. 9 Royal Palace. 10 Custom House. 11 The Cathedral. 12 The Castle. 13 St. Vincent / ...1 La Tour de Belem, 2. Le Palais Royal a Belem. 3. St. Amat a Belem. 4. La Monneye. 5. La Palais du Prince. 6 Le Palais du Roy. 7 St. Catherine. 8 L'Eglise du See. 9 Le Palais Royal. 10 La Douane. 11 L'Eglise Cathedralle. 12 Le Chateau. 13 St. Vincent -- Printed for Rob't Wilkinson, No.58 in Cornhil, & Bowles & Carver, 69, St Pauls Church Yard, London

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.13.35
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | cityscape | hills | port | sea | ships
Associated Places:
Europe | Lisbonne | Portugal
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4616
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