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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:

Topographical Map of Halicarnassus at its Harbor

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 1/8 inches (37.4 x 53.7 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 12 3/8 inches (20.4 x 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "56 | 96 (crossed out) | 75"; in brown ink, upper right: "LXXXIII."; in graphite, lower center: "Perhaps Hadrian(?) [...]"; in brown ink, lower center: "Halicarnassus"

watermark: "IV" [J. Villedary] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.941
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aerial view | cartographic material | harbor | landscape | topographic map
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Halicarnassus | Mugla Ili | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27018
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