Gran Piazza di Buenos-Ayres.Amer. Tav. CXXII.
[Milan: Antonio Fortunato Stella, 1816-27.]
Etching. Paper watermarked. Plate 152 x 248mm. 6 x 9¾". Crease through upper right corner, not affecting image.
A view of part of the Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Women selling chicken to the left, military guards in the background, and other locals in the foreground. From 'Il Costume Antico e Moderno' by Dr Giulio Ferrario. It documented and compared clothes and costumes from around the world and across the ages, it was one of the most important and thorough works on this subjects.
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