A View of the City of Oporto.Vue Perspective de la Ville de Oporto.
Hand coloured engraving, image 220 x 410mm, 8¾ x 16¼". Trimmed to image and laid on card in near-contemporary presentation by or for collector 'E J Myles'; inscribed to verso with his name (probably signature) in ink, and numbered '86'. Inscription detached and pasted to verso, as often. Contemporary colour; some surface scuffing and rubbing.
This important trading city on the Douro, Portugal - the so-called 'The Unvanquished City' - was never conquered, although Romans, Moors, and Napoleon tried.
[Ref: 21765] £160.00