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View of the sculptures of the now lost Incantadas monument at the southern entrance of the Roman Agora of Thessaloniki. The sculptures were incorporated in the house of a family of Sephardi Jewish merchants. British consul Paradise, who has come to show John Stuart and Nicholas Revett the monument, meets the owner of the house. A young servant offers the consul a cup of coffee while from above the owner's wife reprimands her husband for not having invited the consul to sit before offering him coffee. On the left, a woman who is spinning approaches the travellers. On the right, Stuart and Revett with the young son of the British consul, who is escorted by the consul's dragoman (interpreter).
The arch of the Sergii at Pula, Croatia. Peasants of Slavic ethnicity are walking by with their ox cart. James Stuart, Nicholas Revett and their assistant are on top of the arch, making drawings. On the left a man informs the women gathered that the travellers are searching the Arch of the Sergii for treasures.
Tags: Animals, Arch of the Sergii, Arches, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Author portraits, Carriages, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Croatia, Domestic tasks, Ethnic groups, Horses, Istria, James Stuart, Modes of transport, Nicholas Revett, Oxen, Pack animals, Peasants, Portraits, Professions, Pula / anc. Polai, Roman monuments, Slovene people, Social sphere and everyday life, Spinning, Weapons, Women
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
Tags: Acropoleis, Acropolis of Athens, Africans, Animals, Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Digging tools, Dogs, Drums, Erechtheion, Ethnic groups, Fortifications and fortresses, Greece, Horses, James Stuart, Military officers, Musical instruments, Ottoman officials, Ottomans, Professions, Servants, Sheep, Smoking, Women
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