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Image: Part of Tangier from above, without the Water-gate

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Part of Tangier from above, without the Water-gate

ca. 1669-1670
17th century
125 x 216 mm (4.9 x 8.5 in.)

Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemian, (1607–1677)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Second (or third?) of three states
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Removed from Vertue’s “Description of the works of the Ingenious Delineator and Engraver Wenceslaus Hollar, disposed into Classes of Different Sorts, and with some account of his Life” (London, 1759), 2nd edition; Cutter WQ53/H73/YV
Marks: Signed in plate below margin, lower right: “W. Hollar delineavit et sculpsit 1670”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Bibliography: Parthey 1189 ii/iii; Pennington 1189 ii/iii.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), before 1953
Accession Number: 1983.7.2

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  • cityscapes - Use for creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities. For creative works depicting settlements that may be considered towns, use "townscapes (representations)." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer
  • Middle East - TGN 7001526 (general region). All DAC object records formerly indexed with term “West Asia” were revised in 2010 to “Middle East” (Eurocentric but standards-compliant); some future TGN revision that uses current preferred terms may support restoration of the better “West Asia.”

  • plate Dimensions: 125 x 216 mm (4.9 x 8.5 in.)

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