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A view of the entrance of the harbour of the Havana, taken from within the wrecks Vue de l'entrée du Port de la Havane prise en dedans des Bâtiments echoues = Vista de la entrada del Puerto de la Havana desde los naufragios / / drawn by Elias Durnford, Engineer ; engraved by Peter Canot.

A view of the entrance of the harbour of the Havana, taken from within the wrecks Vue de l'entrée du Port de la Havane prise en dedans des Bâtiments echoues = Vista de la entrada del Puerto de la Havana desde los naufragios / / drawn by Elias Durnford, Engineer ; engraved by Peter Canot.

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Print shows a battleship being towed by men in rowboats, a boat under sail, and men in rowboats in the harbor, with the masts of ships sunk at the entrance of the harbor. Includes numbered key showing: 1. The signal house in the Morro; 2. Apostles Battery; 3. Shepherds Battery; 4. The Cavannos; 5. Ships sunk in the entrance of the harbour; 6. Man of war towing out between the wrecks; 7. Ft. Punta; 8. Nth Bastion.
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01/01/1764
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Canot, Peter, 1710-1777, engraver
Durnford, Elias Walker, active 1770-1794, artist
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Ciudad de La Habana23.13799, -82.36586
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