Auction 134, Lot 369

"The City of St. Salvador and its Harbor", Harris, John

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1748 (circa)

Publication: Navigantium atque Itinerantium…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.5 inches
31.8 x 21.6 cm

This sheet contains two views of St. Salvador, the capital of colonial Brazil. At top is a bird's-eye view showing the city's fortifications and at bottom is a prospect view of Fort St. Bartholomew and its protective harbor. At bottom is a key to the important sites.

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Condition: A

There is some very faint toning, else fine.

Estimate: $190 - $240

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2010

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