C1790

St. Salvador, a Portugese City on the River Lelunda in the Kingdom of Congo in Africa. The Manner of Travelling, as practiced by the people of Congo in Africa.

Artist:

Thomas nnBankes

Engraving from Banke’s New System of Geography Published by Royal Authority

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S/N: AFR-1790-BANK-14–200255
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Full Title:

St. Salvador, a Portugese City on the River Lelunda in the Kingdom of Congo in Africa. The Manner of Travelling, as practiced by the people of Congo in Africa.

Date:

C1790

Artist:

Thomas nnBankes

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving.

Image Size: 

210mm 
x 320mm
AUTHENTICITY
St. Salvador, a Portugese City on the River Lelunda in the Kingdom of Congo in Africa. The Manner of Travelling, as practiced by the people of Congo in Africa. - Antique Print from 1790

Genuine antique
dated:

1790

Description:

Engraving from Banke’s New System of Geography Published by Royal Authority

Biography:

Thomas Bankes: 18th century collector of maps and engravings and vicar of Dixton, Monmouthshire, whose New and Authentic System of Universal Geography (London, C. Cooke, ca. 1788-90) compiled views from various countries, including some detailing the voyages of Captain James Cook.

Thomas Bankes, Edward Warren Blake, and Alexander Cook’s A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography (hereafter Thomas Bankes’s). A massive folio volume of 990 double-columned pages, this was a popular work, running to six editions in the years from 1775 to 1797

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