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Antoine-Ignace Melling – Picturesque Voyage to Constantinople
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Mosque of Sultan Soliman II: Plan and elevation.
Panorama in the year the Treaty of Pruth ended the Russo-Turkish war. Le Blond was later appointed as chief architect of the city of St Petersburg. From Banduri’s edition of Constantine VII’s De Administrado Imperio.
View of the city from across the Bosphorus.
Bosphorus: Panoramic view from the Castle of Genoa to Constantinople. With key.
SOLD Kars: View of the town and Citadel after the defeat of the Ottoman forces during the Russo Turkish war.
Festivel of Bairam (Eid):The solemn march of the Sultan’s retinue attended by courtiers, Europeans and residents of the city.
Kara-Aghatch: Wildfowling Scene on the Fresh Waters Canal, an estuary of the Golden Horn northeast to the city between Kara-Aghatch and Bahari- Keui.
Tenedos (Bozcaada): Panoramic view of the fortress and harbour on the Aegean Sea.
Panoramic view overlooking the Golden Horn (Halic) to the Sea of Marmara.
Panorama from Scutari (Uskudar) across the Bosphorus to theTopkapi Palace.
Panorama with key and fine original colour. With considerable detail this view emulates a 17th century tradition that combined cartographic and landscape drawing.
Panoramic view from Seraskier’s Tower over the tomb of Sulieman: From Eyoub to Galata with key.
RARE Panorama with key and allegorical baroque border: The city’s Ottoman name is deliberately ignored in reference to its Christian heritage, even as Europeans and particularly the French are intensifying commerce and developing ties with the Empire.
Panoramic view along the Golden Horn (Halic).
Panorama from the Sea of Mamara: Showing the coastline from the Chateau of the Seven Towers to the Escurial with galleons on approach.
SOLD Erzeroum: View of the city looking West from the British Consulate during the Russo-Turkish war.
Bird’s Eye view from the Eyub cemetary: Looking towards the Golden Horn (Halic).