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Constantinople (Istanbul): view across the water from Scutari (Uskudar). Tinted lithograph by Lady A. Blackwood, 1857.

Blackwood, Alicia, Lady.
Date
[1857]
Reference
2136907i
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Description

A silhouette of Istanbul from the Historical Peninsula to Besiktas. Topkapi Palace, Sultan Ahmet, and Galata are shown clearly. At the right, Maiden's Tower is shown on the coast of Scutari ( Uskudar). On the left, three veiled women in white sit and stand on the coast

Publication/Creation

[Ventnor, Isle of Wight.] : [publisher not identified], [1857] (Bristol : Lavars printer)

Physical description

1 print on 2 sheets : lithograph, with tint plate, with white heightening ; image 24.7 x 73.2 cm

Lettering

Constantinople from the cliffs of Scutari. 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. 242.18

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2136907i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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