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Travelling Post.
Travelling Post.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London. Published June 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Fine aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 325 x 520mm (12¾" x 20½"). Centre fold, as issued, repairs to centre fold and nicks in margins.
A coach pulled by four mules with a lead horse. One of the few double-page plates from Emeric Essex Vidal's "Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video". Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816, the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile. From one of the earliest representations of Argentinian life.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52872]   £320.00  
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Paolistas, Soldiers of the East Bank of the Plata.
Paolistas, Soldiers of the East Bank of the Plata.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London: Published Ot.r 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 10") with wide margins. Holes in left edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margins.
South American soldiers. One, with lace at the bottom of his trousers, is drinking chimarrao, a type of tea. The other man has a long plait; both are barefooted. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile. From one of the earliest representations of Argentinian life.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52755]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Market Place.
Market Place.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. D. Havell sculp.t.
London: Published May 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾") with wide margins. Holes in top edge where previously bound. Light staining in margins. Some marks within the platemark.
A busy market square, with an archway flying the Argentine flag. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52750]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Fishing.
Fishing.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London: Published Aug.t 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾") with wide margins. Holes in top edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margins.
In the river a cart pulled by oxen is being loaded with fish collected by two men on horses with a net to the right, and then gutted by a man in the middle. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.9. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52744]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Estantia (Farm) on the River San Pedro.
Estantia (Farm) on the River San Pedro.
E.E. Vidal Esq. del.t. Maile & Sutherland sculp.t.
London. Published July 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"), on Whatman Turkey Mill paper dated 1819. Small margins.
A ranch, workers staking out hides to dry and gauchos roping cattle. Vidal describes it as being 16 miles north of Colonia, with no other house within ten miles, with thousands of horses and cattle roaming free. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.16. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45751]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A Quinta (Farm).
A Quinta (Farm).
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. Sutherland & Maile sculp.t.
London. Published Aug.t 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). Thread margin at top; bottom of inscription area rubbed, repairs to margins.
A view of an opulent house from the Rio de la Plata, surrounded by fruit trees, with women washing clothes in the foreground, with high-wheeled carts in the middle distance. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.23. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45752]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Convoy of Wine Mules.
Convoy of Wine Mules.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London. Published Aug.t 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"), on Whatman Turkey Mill paper dated 1819. Mount burn around image.
Early wine related image showing a rider on horse leading a convoy of mules, each laden with two barrels of wine. Vidal saw these coming from Mendoza in Cuyo, describing the convoy as between two-and-three hundred mules, each with two ten-gallon casks, accompanied by only three or four riders. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.19. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45753]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Travelling Wagon in a Pontano (Morass).
Travelling Wagon in a Pontano (Morass).
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. J. Bluck sculp.t.
London. Published June 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). Small hole in inscription area, repairs to bottom margin. Small margins.
Two high-wheeled carts drawn by six oxen wading through a bog. Vidal describes these large wheels as necessary because 'no gravel or stone of any kind, not even a pebble, is to be found on the west bank of the river' for 100 miles from Buenos Ayres, making building good roads impossible. Evidence of an unsuccessful crossing is in the foreground. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45754]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fishing.]
[Fishing.]
[E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t]
[London: Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand. M.DCCC.XX. (1820).]
Coloured aquatint, paper watermarked. 120 x 165mm. 4¾ x 6½". Cut.
In the river a cart pulled by oxen is being loaded with fish collected by two men on horses with a net to the right, and then gutted by a man in the middle. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.9. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 25011]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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A Country Public House & Travellers.
A Country Public House & Travellers.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London. Published Oct.r 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). Repairs in inscription area and bottom margin.
A 'Pulperia', one five leagues south-west from Buenos Aires, which are described by Vidal as being 'most miserable, dirty hovels, where may be bought a little canna, or spirit distilled from sugarcane'. He writes that horses are so cheap, 'three dollars, the cost of two or three days keep in the city', that they are abused and then abandoned, accounting for the skeleton bottom right. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45755]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Water Cart.
Water Cart.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London. Published Aug.t 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). Narrow margins, mount burn around image, repairs to bottom margin.
A high-wheeled cart pulled by two oxen, driven down a steep bank by a gaucho riding on the yoke. The flat plains of Argentine mean that no canals could be built to supply Buenos Aires with drinking water, resulting in large numbers of water carts From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45757]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Guachos (Rustics) of Tucuman.
Guachos (Rustics) of Tucuman.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London. Published Sep.r 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). Narrow margins, trimmed within plate at top, repaired tears to edges,
Four gauchos resting by a fire, their carts behind. Vidal explains that city dwellers call all countrymen 'gauchos' and suggests it derives from the same root as the English 'gawkey' (i.e. awkward and uncooth). Their carts would be unloaded outside the town to avoid congestion inside. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45756]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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Monte Video, From the Anchorage outside the Harbour.
Monte Video, From the Anchorage outside the Harbour. Buenos Ayres, From the Bank between the Outer and Inner Roads.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London. Published May 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Fine aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 325 x 510mm (12¾" x 20"). Centre fold, as issued, repairs to centre fold left edge.
Separate views of the capital cities of Uruguay and Argentina from the sea. One of the few double-page plates from Emeric Essex Vidal's "Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video". Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816, the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile. From one of the earliest representations of Argentinian life.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52875]   £380.00  
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General View of Buenos Ayres, from the Plaza de Toros.
General View of Buenos Ayres, from the Plaza de Toros.
E.E. Vidal Esq. del.t. G.Maile & T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London. Published Oct.r 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. Sheet 310 x 490mm. Folded as issued, trimmed within plate, surface scuffed, paper toned, laid on card.
From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45946]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Pampa Indians.
Pampa Indians.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. J. Bluck sculp.t.
London. Published June 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 300 x 250mm (10¾ x 9¾"). Holes in left edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margin.
Two indigenous men, standing at a shop in the 'Indian Market', at the south-west end of the Callé de los Torres, Buenos Aires. Their goods include leather work like stirrups and whips, animal hides including jaguar pelts and rhea-feather dusters. From Emeric Essex Vidal's "Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video". Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816, the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile. From one of the earliest representations of Argentinian life.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52756]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Church of San Domingo.
Church of San Domingo.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London: Published July 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 10") with wide margins. Holes in left hand edge where previously bound. Light staining in the margins
The Santo Domingo Convent Buenos Aires. The artist noted that it was ''in a state of disrepair, and has nothing noteworthy except for the colors and a fine organ''. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52753]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Balling Ostriches.
Balling Ostriches.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.
London: Published May 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾" with wide margins. Holes in top edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margins.
A gaucho chasing a Rhea, swinging a bolas. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52752]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Milk Boys.
Milk Boys.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.
London: Published May 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾") with wide margins. Holes in top edge were previously bound. Light staining in margins.
Two riders with saddles with special holders for jugs of milk. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52749]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Landing Place.
Landing Place.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London: Published Sept.r 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾") with wide margins. Holes in top edge were previously bound. Light staining in margins.
A small British dinghy arriving at the edge of the river to Buenos Aires where a horse and cart has backed into the water to carry the sailors dry to shore. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52748]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Beggar on Horseback.
Beggar on Horseback.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t J. Bluck sculp.t.
London: Published June 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 300 x 250mm (11¾ x 10") with wide margins. Holes on left edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margins.
A beggar on horseback rides through the streets in Buenos Aires; two further beggars seen behind at the street corner as a clergyman passes-by. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.11. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52747]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Fort.
Fort.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London: Published July 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾") with wide margins. Holes in top edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margins.
The Fort, residence of the Chief Director of the United Provinces, on the edge of the river at Buenos Aires. Vidal describes the spot as a popular spot to bathe, both men and women. In the background are the churches of San Francisco and Dan Domingo. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.3. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52746]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Plaza.
Plaza.
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
London: Published Sept.r 1. 1820, at R. Ackermann's, 101, Strand.
Fine coloured aquatint. 250 x 300mm (10 x 11¾") with wide margins. Holes in top edge where it has previously been bound. Light staining in margins.
Street vendors on their horses leaving the Plaza in Buenos Aires; one carries chickens, another fish and the third, bread. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.6. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 52745]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Beggar on Horseback.]
[Beggar on Horseback.]
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t J. Bluck sculp.t.
[London: Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand.]
Coloured aquatint. 203 x 266mm. 8 x 10½". Cut.
A beggar on horseback rides through the streets in Buenos Aires; two further beggars seen behind at the street corner as a clergyman passes-by. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.11. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 25012]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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South Matadero (Public Butchery).
South Matadero (Public Butchery).
E.E. Vidal Esq. del.t. Bluck sculp.t.
London. Published July 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"). Mount burn around image, repaired tear entering plate, other repairs in margins, colour faded.
One of the four mataderos around Buenos Aires, a field in which cattle are being lassoed by horsemen and slaughtered. The city's skyline is in the background. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45748]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Shipping Hides at the Custom House.
Shipping Hides at the Custom House.
E.E. Vidal Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
[Lon]don. Published July 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12"), Faint backboard burn in sky, loss to inscription area and bottom margin filled, laid on card,
The Custom House at Buenos Aires, with a big-wheeled cart going down an unpaved slope down a 12-foot to the riverside. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45749]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[A Quinta (Farm).]
[A Quinta (Farm).]
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t Sutherland & Maile sculp.t
[London: Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand. M.DCCC.XX. (1820).]
Coloured aquatint. 203 x 267mm. 8 x 10½". Cut.
At the river's edge two women wash clothes, with a large residence behind; in the middle cows pull carts. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.23. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 25019]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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Fort.
Fort.
E.E. Vidal Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.t
London. Published July 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. 255 x 305mm (10 x 12").
The Fort, residence of the Chief Director of the United Provinces, on the edge of the river at Buenos Aires. Vidal describes the spot as a popular spot to bathe, both men and women. In the background are the churches of San Francisco and Dan Domingo. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.3. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45750]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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A Horse Race.
A Horse Race.
E.E. Vidal Esq. del.t. G.Maile & T. Sutherland sculp.t.
London. Published Oct.r 1st 1820 at R. Ackermann's, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours & hand finished. Sheet 310 x 490mm. Folded as issued, trimmed within plate, surface scuffed, paper toned, laid on card.
From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 45677]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Fort.]
[Fort.]
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. T. Sutherland sculp.t
[London: Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand. M.DCCC.XX. (1820).]
Coloured aquatint. 203 x 267mm. 8 x 10½". Cut.
The Fort, residence of the Chief Director of the United Provinces, on the edge of the river at Buenos Aires. Vidal describes the spot as a popular spot to bathe, both men and women. In the background are the churches of San Francisco and Dan Domingo. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.3. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 25009]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Plaza.]
[Plaza.]
E.E. Vidal, Esq. del.t. G. Maile & J. Bluck sculp.t.
[London: Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. 205 x 267mm (8 x 10½"). Cut.
Street vendors on their horses leaving the Plaza in Buenos Aires; one carries chickens, another fish and the third, bread. From Emeric Essex Vidal's ''Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video'', one of the earliest descriptions of Argentinian life. Born c. 1788, Vidal entered the Navy in 1808 and retired in 1862. He visited Buenos Aires and Montevideo twice at the end of 1816 (the year Argentina became independent), returning 1828-9. He was stationed on St Helena 1820-1, during Bonaparte's exile.
Abbey Travel: 698.6. Vidal's text is available on Google Books.
[Ref: 25010]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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