sexta-feira, 29 de março de 2013

DESCENDING RIBEIRÃO FALLS, MADEIRA RIVER. BRAZIL - GALERIA GRAVURAS ANTIGAS




BRASIL - DESCENDING RIBEIRÃO FALLS, MADEIRA RIVER. BRAZIL
LIEUT. LARDNER GIBBON


Bela lithografia impressa no século XIX
colorida com aquarela
formato: 14,5x22,5 cm

Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon is the book written by two young US Navy lieutenents William Lewis Herndon and Lardner Gibbon, whose orders were to report on the conditions in the Amazon region that they would traverse alone and traveling from the Pacific coast to the mouth of the Amazon. It was published by presidential order in 1854.
REFERENCES
Herndon, W. L., & Gibbon, L. (1854). Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, made under the direction of the Navy Department. Washington: Robert Armstrong. (Robert Armstrong was the government printer.)

Herndon, W. L., & Gibbon, L. (2000). Exploration of the valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852. New York: Grove Press. ISBN 0802137040


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