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Number: 2470
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Tripoli, Libya
Year of Origin: 1700
Title: Marina ai Tripoli. Tripolis
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 27.0
Width: 39.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Publisher: Cornelis [Cornelius] de Bruyn
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Northernmost Latitude: 33.0
Southernmost Latitude: 32.9
Westernmost Longitude: 13.1
Easternmost Longitude: 13.2
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: Joppin; copper plate view; t is from: 'Voyage au Levant?? published by Henri de Kroonevelt, Delft, 1700. Cornelis de Bruyn (also spelled Cornelius de Bruyn, 1652 ? 1726/7) was a Dutch artist and traveler. He made two large international tours and published illustrated books with engravings of his observations. Best known as a landscape artist, de Bruyn travelled widely to Vienna, on to Rome then to Smyrna, onstantinople, Egypt, Jerusalem, Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. Everywhere he went Le Bruyn depicted the scenes around him, he specialized in places of antiquity or historic interest, and his are the first images of the interior of a pyramid and Jerusalem to be widely available to Westerners
Last updated: Jun 1, 2014