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Auction 100, Lot 391

"Plan of Gibraltar", Gibson, John

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Gentlemen's Magazine

Color: Black & White

17.5 x 6.7 inches
44.5 x 17 cm
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Detailed copper engraving of the fortified peninsula. Inset of the Bay of Gibraltar. A great detailed look at one of the most powerful points of land in the history of the world. Two compass roses.

References: Jolly GENT-157.

Condition: B

Dark impression on thick hand laid paper. Stained at both side margins, just into neatline.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 9/12/2002