Antique Print-CROATIA-ROMAN TEMPLE-AUGUSTUS-PULA-POLA-Pococke-1776

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De Tempel van Roma en Augustus te Pola – This scarce original antique print depicts the Temple of Augustus in the city of Pula, Croatia (known in Roman times as Pola).

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‘De Tempel van Roma en Augustus te Pola’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 31 x 24,3 cm. (12,2 x 9,6 inch). Image size: 28 x 20,7 cm. (11 x 8,1 inch).

From: ‘Beschryving van het Oosten, en van eenige andere landen’ by Richard Pococke, Dutch edition published 1776.

Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Richard Pococke’. The author of this work is Richard Pococke (1704 – 1765), an English prelate and anthropologist. He was the Bishop of Ossory (1756?65) and Meath (1765), both dioceses of the Church of Ireland. However, he is best known for his travel writings and diary.

Condition: Good, given age. Original folds as issued. A few crinkles. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: CROATIA-ROMAN TEMPLE-AUGUSTUS-PULA-POLA

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Dimensions 24 × 31 × 1 cm

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