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Parga, Albania (subsequently Greece): the castle, part of the town and the sea seen from the coast road. Colour lithograph after G.D. Beresford, 1855.

  • Beresford, G. de la Poer (George de la Poer)
Date
[1855]
Reference
2200343i
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Parga is a town and municipality located in Epirus, north-western Greece. The castle of Parga is seen on the top of a hill overlooking the town. It was built in the 11th century by the residents of Parga to protect their town from pirates and the Turks. After Parga was sold to the Ottomans in 1817, Ali Pasha enhanced its defenses and amenities

Publication/Creation

[London] : Day & Son lith.rs to The Queen, [1855]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph with tint plate ; image 23.3 x 33.3 cm

Lettering

Parga. G. D. Beresford, del.

References note

Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860 from the library of J.R. Abbey, San Francisco 1991, vol. 1, no. 46.9

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2200343i

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