Antique Print-ITALY-CARNUNTUM-PETRONELL-ROMAN FORTRESS-ARCH-Pococke-1776

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Gezigten van den Boog te Petronel – This scarce original antique print depicts the ruins of Carnuntum (Petronell), an ancient Roman fortress near Venice, Italy.

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‘Gezigten van den Boog te Petronel’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19,5 x 25,2 cm. (7,7 x 9,9 inch). Image size: 16,5 x 23,5 cm. (6,5 x 9,3 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: Very good, given age. Original fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: ITALY-CARNUNTUM-PETRONELL-ROMAN FORTRESS-ARCH

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Dimensions 25 × 19 × 1 cm

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