D. Christoval Colon Entdecker der neuen Welt.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Engraving and etching with large margins. Plate 127 x 82mm (5 x 3¼").
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) the Italian explorer, navigator and colonizer. He completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of the American continents, and led to the establishment of permanent settlements on the island of Hispaniola and the Spanish colonization of the New World. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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