City Views, Portugal, Lissabon, Lisboa, Earthquake
"Vorstellung und Beschreibung des ganz erschrecklichen Erdbebens..."
(Imagination and description of the very shocking earthquake.....)
Reddish toned wood engraving made after an earlier engraving with text describing the earthquake on November 1, 1755 that destroyed much of Lissabon.
Original antique print
Overall light natural age toning.
Image: 17 x 26 cm (6.6 x 10.2")
Page size: 37 x 27.5 cm (14.5 x 10.8")
The 1755 Lisbon earthquake, also known as the Great Lisbon earthquake, impacted Portugal, the Iberian Peninsula, and Northwest Africa on the morning of Saturday, 1 November, Feast of All Saints, at around 09:40 local time.
fires, tsunami, Seismologists