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A Comparative Picture Of The Principal Waterfalls. In The World

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A Comparative Picture Of The Principal Waterfalls. In The World : C. Smith

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Probably one of the earliest comparative view of the world's waterfalls in color. With waterfalls strategically arranged for comparison from Europe and Africa to Americas. The highest shown is "Cataract of Gavarny (Pyrenees)", and the lowest is the "Last cataract of the Nile". Includes remarks, and notes. A dramatic image printed from an early aquatint process and pasted onto a separately engraved sheet with explanatory detailed lists given at each side.
region: World Maps
mapmaker: C. Smith  
place and date of publication: London 1836
medium and colour: lithograph, Original colour
size in mm: 380 by 540mm (15 by 21.25 inches).
ref: 43831

Price: £ 360£ 216

 
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