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Auction 142, Lot 607

"Constantinople", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Istanbul, Turkey

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 14.8 inches
45.2 x 37.6 cm
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This bird's-eye plan of Constantinople identifies 86 locations with a key at top right. Churches, mosques, palaces, and even a Turkish cemetery are identified. Relief is shown with hachure. A compass rose orients north to the top right.


Condition: B+

There are two tiny holes in image at right, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/28/2012