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Vue du Palais du Roy de Portugal, a Lisbonne

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A fascinating vue d'optique ("magic lantern view") of Lisbon's vast waterfront square,Terreiro do Pa├žo, as it appeared before the Great Earthquake of 1755 destroyed the royal palace. The print depicts a procession of carriages in the square, with canons being fired and numerous ships in the harbor.
Item Number: RS2798
Cartographer: Winckler / G. B. Probst
Place & Date: Augsburg / 1760s
Size: 16" x 12 1/4"
Condition: original color; minor spotting and staining; some creasing
Price: SOLD