Engraving. Sheet size: 205 x 295mm (8 x 11¾"). Trimmed inside plate at lower edge.
A view of Fort Manoela and Isle of Lazareth, as part of the Port of Malta, to the north west of Valletta, with figures walking in the foreground, and ships in the water beyond. The fort first saw use during the French invasion of Malta in June 1798, in the French Revolutionary Wars. An illustration to 'Voyage pittoresque ou Description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile' published in Paris between 1781 and 1786. After Louis Jean Deprez (1743 - 1804).
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