Ukraine: a mountain pass below the fortress of Chufut-Kale. Tinted lithograph by Lady A. Blackwood, 1857.
- Blackwood, Alicia, Lady.
About this work
Chufut-Kale was a medieval city-fortress in the Crimean Mountains, now in ruins, 3 km east of Bakhchisaray. Its ruins are part of the Bakhchesarai Historical and Archeological Museum. In the lithograph, the fortress Chufut-Kale is seen at the top of the cliff. The lithograph shows a road which goes to Mangush, a small town connected to Bahcesaray. The town of Mangush is shown on the right in the distance. Two mounted soldiers enter the pass on the left.