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Ruins of Rome. Middleton's Complete System of Geography c1778.

Ruins of Rome. Middleton's Complete System of Geography c1778.

by Middleton, Charles Theodore

Antique print of Prominent Roman Antiquities: The Temple of Concord, Temple of Antoninus, Arch of Titus, Statue of M. Aurelius, Marcellus' Theatre, Trajan's Pillar. Roman antiquities all brought together in one scene, with people sightseeing in the 18th century.

Original copperplate engraving for Middleton’s Complete System of Geography, its larger title being A new and complete system of geography: containing a full, accurate, authentic and interesting account and description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, as consisting of continents, islands, oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, promontories, capes, bays, peninsulas, isthmusses, gulphs, &c. ... with their strange ceremonies, customs, amusements, &c. &c. which included ethnography, architecture and topography, by Charles Theodore Middleton. Published in London circa 1777-8 (Finely tinted with watercolour at a later date).

Page size 23 x 36cm (9 x 14 1/8 inches). To plate mark measure 19 x 29cm (7 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches).

Stock Number: apMid.12Price: $185.00