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The burning of the TOWN of PAYTA on the Coast of SANTA FEE in the SOUTH SEA.

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Article ID AMS0923
Artist Müller (1715-1785)
Title The burning of the TOWN of PAYTA on the Coast of SANTA FEE in the SOUTH SEA.
Year ca. 1745
Description Decorative view of the harbour city Paita in Peru. Ships in the harbour, and localities on shore, are numbered or lettered and identified below image.
From 1578 to 1588, Paita was the Spanish capital of the northwestern Peruvian coast, before the permanent attacks of English pirates and corsairs made it necessary to relocate the capital at Piura. The port of Paita is best known to many Peruvians as the former home of Manuela Sáenz, Simón Bolívar's lover.
Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)22 x 50
Conditionlittle stains
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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