"A Plan of Constantinople, Places adjacent and Canal of the Black Sea", Lodge, John
Subject: Istanbul, Turkey
Period: 1770 (dated)
Publication: Gentleman's Magazine
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 6.8 inches
24.1 x 17.3 cm
This unusual bird's-eye view provides terrific detail, right down to individual trees, plowed fields and buildings. The extensive keyed legend identifies 75 places and buildings on the plan. The elaborate cartouche features military swords, flags and a jeweled turban.
References: Jolly GENT-204.
Folding, as issued, with some faint offsetting.