CALL NUMBER: PGA - Durnford--View of the harbour ... (C size) [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-pga-03670 (digital file from original print)
RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication.
SUMMARY: Print showing various types of trees and shrubs, with a distant view of many ships in the harbor and of the city of Havana. Includes a numbered key showing: 1. The Cavanos; 2. The Morro; 3. Entrance of the Harbour; 4. The Punta; 5. Redoubts; 6. Guadaloupe; 7. The dock; 8. Gonzales Hill; 9. New powder magazine; 10. Isle de Puntas; 11. La Regla; 12. Landing place; a. The mountain aloe, 25 ft. high; b. The plantain, 10 ft. high; c. The plantain fruit.
MEDIUM: 1 print : engraving and etching on paper ; plate mark 36.6 x 52.7 cm, on sheet 45.7 x 61.8 cm.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: London : Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand, Carrington Bowles at No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, and Henry Parker at No. 82 in Cornhill, [1764?]
Elliot, William, 1727-1766, engraver.
Durnford, Elias Walker, fl. 1770-1794, artist.
Title from item.
To the Right Honourable George Earl of Albemarle, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces on the late Expedition to Cuba; These Six Views of the City, Harbour, & Country of the Havana, are most humbly Inscribed, By his Lordships most Obedient & Devoted Humble Serv't, Elias Durnford, Engineer.
Plate numbered in lower right corner: d.1.
Stamped in lower right corner: Map Division, Nov. 9 1910 Library of Congress. DLC
Harbors--Cuba--Havana--1760-1770. Ships--Cuba--1760-1770. Trees--Cuba--1760-1770. Shrubs--Cuba--1760-1770. Havana (Cuba)
Landscape prints 1760-1770.Intaglio prints British 1760-1770.
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
DIGITAL ID: (digital file from original print) pga 03670 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pga.03670
CONTROL #: 2009633665
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