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Ukraine: a mountain pass below the fortress of Chufut-Kale. Tinted lithograph by Lady A. Blackwood, 1857.

Blackwood, Alicia, Lady.
Date
[1857]
Reference
2136846i
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Description

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.

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with tint plate, with white heightening ; image 25.5 x 35.3 cm

Lettering

Tchoufout Kaleh from the road to Mangush. 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. 242.11

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2136846i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English



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