Campos Ubi Troia Fuit.
[London: Published by Septimus Prowett, 23, Old Bond-Street. W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, Cleveland-Row. 1824.]
Engraving on india. Plate 252 x 368mm. 10 x 14½". Fold, as issued.
'Et Campos ubi Troia fuit' literally translates as 'the fields when one can find Troy'. A depiction of Troy, Turkey. Probably engraved by William Skelton (1763-1848); there is reference of him in India, Asia c.1793 as a young man and then a decade later in Bosphorus c.1809. From "Museum Worsleyanum; or a Collection of Antique Basso-Relievos, Bustos, Statues, and Gems' with Views of Places in the Levant. Taken on the Spot in the Years MDCCLXXXXV. VI. and VII." This from Volume II.
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