The Fall of Babylon, M.R. West Side. 176.1. The Great Tower of Babel. 2. Temple of Belus, the external Buildings by Nebuchadnezzar. 3. Temple of Venus. 4. Dragon, one of the Images of Worship, which are placed one mile apart, to express the vast extent of the Streets. 5. The Street Gates leading to the River, half a mile distance from each other... At the noise of the taking of Babylon the earth is moved, and the cry is heard among the nations. Isaiah, chap. xiii. verse 19, and chap. xiv. verse 13. Jeremiah, chap. 50, ver.2, 22, 43, and 53.
Etching, scarce, large margins. 166 x 209mm. 6½ x 8¼".
An etched key plate to John Martin's 'The Fall of Babylon".
See Wees & Campbell: p.36; 28.
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