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View of Istanbul from Bulgurlu hill at Üsküdar. In the foreground two west European men, one of whom is most probably the author himself, are chatting with Ottoman men.
Tags: Animals, Antoine Ignace Melling, Architecture and built environment, Beyoğlu / gr. Pera -Stavrodromi, Boats and ships, Bosporus, Byzantine architecture, Byzantine monuments, Byzantine walls, Dogs, Ethnic groups, Europeans, Galata tower (Galata kulesi), Golden Horn, Hagia Sophia (Istanbul), Horses, Houses, Human types, Istanbul, Mihrimah Sultan Mosque (Mihrimah Sultan Camii), Mosque of Abdülmecid (Büyük Mecidiye Camii), Mosque of Suleiman I / Süleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii), Natural environment, Nobility, Ottoman architecture, Ottoman monuments, Ottoman palaces, Ottoman shipyards of Kasımpaşa, Ottomans, Oxen, Peasants, Professions, Sarayburnu / Seraglio Point, Shepherds, Smoking, Social sphere and everyday life, Sultan Ahmed Mosque / Blue Mosque ( Sultan Ahmet Camii), Thrace, Topkapi Palace (Topkapı Sarayı), Turkey, Üsküdar / gr. Scutari / anc. Chrysopolis, Views, Writers
View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.
Tags: Acropoleis, Acropolis of Athens, Animals, Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Caryatids, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Digging tools, Dogs, Erechtheion, Ethnic groups, Europeans, Excavations, Greece, Horses, Houses, James Stuart, Ottoman officials, Ottomans, Painters / Engravers, Sheep, Smoking, Women, Writers
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