1745 engraving Mountains and Houses of Sierra Leone

Copper engraving with two images ‘View of y Mountains called Sierra Leone’ and ‘Houses at Sierra Leone’.

Plate 178, No. 104, Vol.2, p. 387.

N. Parr Sculp.' = engraved by N. Parr.

From ' A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels: consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.’  This print is from Volume 2, Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea

Published 1745-47 by John Green, Thomas Astley.

Printed on laid paper.

Some overall browning, and a few more pronounced spots along upper border.

20.5 x 26.5 cm

 

Nathaniel Parr, British copperplate engraver, Saint Clement Danes, Middlesex (-1751) 

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