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View of the Bosphorus

Etching and Engraving
1821 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Etching entitled 'View of the Bosphorus'. Lettered 'Published 24th June 1818, by Jas. Whittle and R. H. Laurie, No. 53, Fleet Street, London', and numbered 146 and Pl.1.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching
Brief Description
Etching entitled 'View of the Bosphorus', after a drawing by Antoine Ignace Melling. Published in London, 1821.
Physical Description
Etching entitled 'View of the Bosphorus'. Lettered 'Published 24th June 1818, by Jas. Whittle and R. H. Laurie, No. 53, Fleet Street, London', and numbered 146 and Pl.1.
Dimensions
  • Height: 28.4 cm
  • Width: 43.5cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Production
This plate is a version of a plate in A. I. Melling's, 'Voyage Pittoresque de Constantinople et des Rives du Bosphore', 2 vols, Paris, 1819.
Subject depicted
Places Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
SP.402:2

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