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[The ruins of Balbec] / [Bo]rra Arch del. ; T. [Major sculp].

[The ruins of Balbec] / [Bo]rra Arch del. ; T. [Major sculp].

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description

Summary

Print shows a panoramic view of the ruins of Baʻlabakk, with columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D), the Temple of Bacchus (E), and a river on the left, post-Roman Muslim Arab buildings on the right, and mountains in the background. Some features are identified by letter; lacks key.
Title devised by Library staff.
Printed on upper left corner: Tab. II.
Print is trimmed on right and left sides with some loss to image and attribution text.
Published in: The ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria / Robert Wood. London : 1757, Tab. II.

date_range

Date

01/01/1757
person

Contributors

Major, Thomas, 1720-1799, engraver
Borra, Giovanni Battista, 1713-1770, artist
place

Location

baʻlabakk
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Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication.

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