Pub. by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1825.
Aquatint, with small margins. Plate 135 x 222mm. 5¼ x 8¾". Crease lower right corner.
Corte, the hill-top citadel, Corsica, wich served as the capital of the Corsican independent state during the period of Pasquale Paoli. From "Sketches of Corsica, or, A Journal Written During a Visit to That Island in 1823". Robert Benson (1797 - 1844), recorder of Salisbury, was the youngest son of the Rev. Edmund Benson, priest-vicar of Salisbury Cathedral, and was born in that city. In 1823 he went to Corsica as one of the commissioners to carry into effect the bequests of General Paoli, and on his return he published this book.
Abbey Travel: 76. See Ref: 11921 for full book.
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