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Bursa, Turkey: the street at the entrance to the Grand Mosque. Lithograph by J.F. Lewis, 1838, after Coke Smythe.

  • Smyth, Coke, 1808-1882
Date:
[1838]
Reference:
2168548i
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Description

A vivid view from the dooryard of the Grand Mosque (Ulu Cami) in Bursa. Street-traders are offering their wares (both manufactured goods and foodstuffs). One of the minarets is seen partly in detail with its special Seljuk-style ornamentation. Uludag (the ancient Mysian Olympus) is seen in the background

Publication/Creation

[London] : [T. McLean et al.], [1838]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 27.8 x 37.3 cm

Lettering

Brussa. J.F.L.

References note

J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860, vol. 2, London, 1957, p. 350, no. 394.23

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2168548i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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