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Part of Regents-Town a Settlement of Liberated Negros. (in the Colony of Sierra Leone)
Part of Regents-Town a Settlement of Liberated Negros. (in the Colony of Sierra Leone)
Engraved on Steel by Illman & Pilbrown, N. York.
Boston, Published by Samuel Walker 1832.
Rare steel engraving on chine collé. Sheet 145 x 195mm (5¾ x 7¾")
A view of Regent, originally Hogbrook, founded in 1812 for liberated slaves brought to Sierra Leone by the Royal Navy West Africa Squadron. It was published in ''The Origin and History of Missions: Containing Faithful Accounts of the Voyages, Travels, Labors and Successes of the Various Missionaries who Have Been Sent Forth to Evangelize the Heathen'' by Thomas Smith and John Choules, an account of the Moravian missionaries. The minister at Regent was William Johnson, paid for by the Church Missionary Society.
[Ref: 55484]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Divers Prospects in and about Tangier
Divers Prospects in and about Tangier Exactly delineated by W: Hollar his May.ties designer, A.o 1669, and by him afterwards to satisfie the curious, etchd in Copper. Prospect of ye North side of Tangier regarding the mayne Sea from the hill as you come from Whitby or the West, toward the Towne.
And are to be Sold by John Overton at the White Horse without Newgate, London 1673.
Etching, 17th century watermark, sheet 130 x 215mm (5 x 8½"). Trimmed to image on three sides, small hole in text at bottom.
The title plate to a series of views by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) showing the city when it was an English possession (1671-84). Tangier came into English possession as part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married Charles II in 1662, although attempts to develop it strategically and commercially were unsuccessful. In 1688 Hollar, in his capacity of 'Scenographus Regus', went there as part of a mission sent to deal with problems with hostile natives. Hollar made many sketches of the city (some now in the British Museum), depicting the fortifications that were demolished in 1684 when the English abandoned Tangier.
Pennington 1187, state i of ii
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Prospect of ye Inner part of Tangier with the upper Castle from South-East.
Prospect of ye Inner part of Tangier with the upper Castle from South-East.
W. Hollar delineavit et scul.
[Published by John Overton, 1673.]
Etching, 17th century watermark, Sheet 125 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to printed border, tape on reverse.
A view looking up to the citadel of Tangier, one of a series of views by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) showing the city when it was an English possession (1671-84). Frontis to "Moores baffled being a discourse concerning Tangier". Tangier came into English possession as part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married Charles II in 1662, although attempts to develop it strategically and commercially were unsuccessful. In 1688 Hollar, in his capacity of 'Scenographus Regus', went there as part of a mission sent to deal with problems with hostile natives. Hollar made many sketches of the city (some now in the British Museum), depicting the fortifications that were demolished in 1684 when the English abandoned Tangier.
Pennington 1192, state i/ii.
[Ref: 55505]   £360.00  
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Prospect of ye lower part of Tangier from the hill West of White-hall.
Prospect of ye lower part of Tangier from the hill West of White-hall.
W. Hollar delin.
[Published by John Overton, 1673.]
Etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 125 x 215mm (5 x 8½"). Some spotting and creasing
A view looking over Tangier towards the bay with the city walls, one of a series of views by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) showing the city when it was an English possession (1671-84). Tangier came into English possession as part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married Charles II in 1662, although attempts to develop it strategically and commercially were unsuccessful. In 1688 Hollar, in his capacity of 'Scenographus Regus', went there as part of a mission sent to deal with problems with hostile natives. Hollar made many sketches of the city (some now in the British Museum), depicting the fortifications that were demolished in 1684 when the English abandoned Tangier.
Pennington 1190, state i of ii.
[Ref: 55507]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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The South-East Corner of Tangier, etc.
The South-East Corner of Tangier, etc.
W. Hollar fecit.
[Published by John Overton, 1673.]
Etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 125 x 215mm (5 x 8½"). Trimmed, tear in top left corner taped.
A view of the fortifications of Tangier, one of a series of views by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) showing the city when it was an English possession (1671-84). Tangier came into English possession as part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married Charles II in 1662, although attempts to develop it strategically and commercially were unsuccessful. In 1688 Hollar, in his capacity of 'Scenographus Regus', went there as part of a mission sent to deal with problems with hostile natives. Hollar made many sketches of the city (some now in the British Museum), depicting the fortifications that were demolished in 1684 when the English abandoned Tangier.
Pennington 1188, state ii of iii
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Part of Tangier from above, without the Water-gate.
Part of Tangier from above, without the Water-gate.
W Hollar delineavit et sculpsit 1670.
[Published by John Overton, 1673.]
Etching, 17th century watermark, sheet 125 x 215mm (5 x 8½"). Trimmed to image, some spotting and creasing.
A view of Tangier with the partly ruined water-gate on the right and vessels at anchor in the bay, one of a series of views by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) showing the city when it was an English possession (1671-84). Tangier came into English possession as part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married Charles II in 1662, although attempts to develop it strategically and commercially were unsuccessful. In 1688 Hollar, in his capacity of 'Scenographus Regus', went there as part of a mission sent to deal with problems with hostile natives. Hollar made many sketches of the city (some now in the British Museum), depicting the fortifications that were demolished in 1684 when the English abandoned Tangier.
Pennington 1189, state ii of iii.
[Ref: 55521]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Prospect of Yorke Castle at Tangier, from ye Strand, and the North-West.
Prospect of Yorke Castle at Tangier, from ye Strand, and the North-West.
W Hollar delin: et sculps:
[Published by John Overton, 1673.]
Etching, 17th century watermark. Sheet 125 x 215mm (5 x 8½"). Trimmed to printed border, tear in top left corner taped.
A view of the citadel of Tangier, with carts loaded with stone, probably for rebuilding the defences of the city, one of a series of views by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-77) showing the city when it was an English possession (1671-84). Tangier came into English possession as part of Catherine of Braganza's dowry when she married Charles II in 1662, although attempts to develop it strategically and commercially were unsuccessful. In 1688 Hollar, in his capacity of 'Scenographus Regus', went there as part of a mission sent to deal with problems with hostile natives. Hollar made many sketches of the city (some now in the British Museum), depicting the fortifications that were demolished in 1684 when the English abandoned Tangier.
Pennington 1198, state i of ii.
[Ref: 55508]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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