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A view in Belize

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078D

Scope and Contents

240 x 155 mm. A photographic copy of a mezzotint by A. Bayntun showing the Bridge across the Belize River which joins the northern and southern section of the city. This illustration forms the frontispiece of the 'Honduras Almanack for 1829', of which the Royal Commonwealth Society Library holds possibly the only extant copy. The other illustrations in the book have also been copied with negatives numbered as follows:

A view in Belize - CN 2503
Title page with coat of arms - CN 2504
View of Fort George - CN 2505
Plan of the town of Belize - CN 2506

The mezzotint of Honduras Lighthouse (opp. p. 142) has not been copied.


  • Creation: 1979

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5 item(s) (5 images)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: South America/Caribbean, fiche numbers 28-29.


This collection level description was entered by WS using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
2006-10-12 14:35:08+00:00
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