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Title: Bosphore de Thrace
This sheet presents three striking views of Istanbul on the strait of Bosphorus surrounded by descriptive French text. The dominant view depicts a bird's-eye view of the city, with ships filling the water and various sites identified, including a large garden on the shore and the Palais de Constantin. The other two views focus on an aqueduct and a pillar labeled as the Columne de Pompee. Including text, the sheet measures 17.1 x 14.4".     (id:254888/149-593A)
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Henry Abraham Chatelain

Istanbul, Turkey
1719/13.2" x 11.1"  (33.6 x 28.2 cm)
B
(A) A dark impression on watermarked paper with a few faint, unobtrusive spots within the image and some minor offsetting.



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Old World Auctions
Auction No. 149 - Antique Maps, Charts, Atlases & Globes
593

05/2014



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