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Sebastopol: view from the redan towards the sea. Tinted lithograph by Lady A. Blackwood, 1857.

Blackwood, Alicia, Lady.
Date
1857
Reference
2136656i
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Description

Sebastopol is shown in a devastated state after the blockade of the confederate forces. The lithograph shows ruins of the city's buildings clearly on the left and right. Some sunken naval vessels can be seen in the Black Sea. Some cannon balls lie scattered on the ground

Publication/Creation

[Ventnor, Isle of Wight.] : [publisher not identified] (Bristol : Lavars)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with tint plate, with white heightening ; image 25 x 34.5 cm

Lettering

Sebastopol from the Redan. Lithog.d from nature by Lady A. B.

Publications note

J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860, vol. I, London, 1957, pp. 213-214, no. 242.4

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2136656i

Languages

  • English


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