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Title: Entrance of Rio de Janeiro from the Anchorage without the Sugar Loaf; The Table Land from the Anchorage in the Bay Cape of Good Hope

Creator: Raper, George

Location repository: National Library of Australia

Repository work id number: PIC/3312 LOC MS SR Held at MS 9433

Title type: inscribed

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Culture: British

Descriptive note: This is a pair of paintings on one sheet. The top painting depicts a view of the entrance to Rio de Janeiro. The distinctive peaks of Rio de Janeiro flank the harbour to the right and left. Buildings are visible on two small islands in the centre of the harbour and on a point on the right. The bottom painting depicts a view of Cape Town from the water with Table Mountain in the background.


Earliest date: 1791 ?

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Language: English

Latest date: 1791 ?

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Materials techniques: ink and watercolour on paper

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Measurements: 10 x 16 cm (image)

Object work type: painting


Record source: NLA catalogue

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