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Number: 2427
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Ethiopia, Calaat, Chetzin Calat,
Year of Origin: 1809
Title: The Vale of Calaat
Language: English
Publish Origin: London
Height: 41.8
Width: 59.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Henry Salt
Engraver: D. Havell
Publisher: William Miller
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Northernmost Latitude: 13.9
Southernmost Latitude: 13.8
Westernmost Longitude: 39.1
Easternmost Longitude: 39.2
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: landscape engraving; coloured aquatint view entitled The Vale of Calaat taken in Abyssinia which is now Ethiopia. The plate is from a rare portfolio published in 1809 by Henry Salt entitled Twenty Four Views taken in St Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, Egypt and Abyssinia. Five of the views were of Abyssinia and all are rare;
Last updated: Apr 5, 2015