A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near the road, between La Regla & Guanavacoa

Title

A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near the road, between La Regla & Guanavacoa

Subject

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Description

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.

Creator

Elliot, William - Engraver
Durnford, Elias Walker - Artist

Source

[no text]

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1764

Contributor

Brandon Miraz

Rights

No known restrictions on publication.

Relation

Library of Congress

Format

1 print : engraving and etching on paper ; plate mark 36.6 x 52.7 cm, on sheet 45.7 x 61.8 cm

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

[no text]

Files

PLANTAIN.jpg

Citation

Elliot, William - Engraver Durnford, Elias Walker - Artist, “A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near the road, between La Regla & Guanavacoa,” Food origins, accessed February 27, 2021, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/50.