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Creator:
Fossati, Gaspare, 1809-1883, illustrator, author.
Title(s):

Aya Sofia, Constantinople : as recently restored by order of H.M. the Sultan Abdul-Medjid / from the original drawings by Chevalier Gaspard Fossati ; lithographed by Louis Haghe, Esq.

Published/Created:
London : Published August 14th 1852, by Messrs. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., publishers to her Majesty, 13 & 14, Pall Mall East, [1852].
Physical Description:
6 pages, [1], 25 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 56 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2022 1 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2022 1 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title page chromolithographed.
"Description historique des planches" edited from the notes of Fossati by Vte. Adalbert de Beaumont.
Lithographed by L. Haghe, after Fossati and Gayer.
At foot of plates: "Day & Son, Lithrs. to The Queen."
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 396 and 397
BAC Folio B 2022 1 Copy 1: The Abbey copy, no. 396. Plates are hand-colored. In contemporary purple moiré diagonal ribbed cloth, morocco spine, title lettered in gilt on front and on spine. Bound by Leighton, Son & Hodge with ticket.
BAC Folio B 2022 1 Copy 2: The Abbey copy, no. 397. Plates are hand-colored. Pages mouted and loose in contemporary portfolio with purple moiré cloth sides, with morocco spine and morocco label lettered in gilt on front.
Subject Terms:
Ayasofya Müzesi -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs.
Chromolithographs.
Hand coloring.
Contributors:
Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885, lithographer.
Beaumont, Adalbert de, vicomte, editor.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., publisher.
Day & Son, printer.
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