Vidal, Emeric Essex. Picturesque illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video, consisting of twenty-four views… London: R. Ackermann, 1820.

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E. E. Vidal spent three years in Buenos Aires during the expulsion of the Spanish Viceroy and the period of civil wars, and returned to England with a sketchbook of local scenery, which he published through Ackerman with descriptions of the various places. His illustrations, engraved in aquatint, depict the transformation of Buenos Aires to a New World metropolis.

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