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

Plan of the Bay of Tyre

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 1/4 inches (37.5 x 54 cm) and Image: 8 x 12 1/2 inches (20.3 x 31.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "131 | 76"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXXI."; center right: "Tyre"; within image: labels A-E; in graphite, lower center: "[...] Bay of Tyre?"

watermark: Strasburg lily (Churchill 412)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.965
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | cartographic material | coastline | harbor | Phoenician | site plan
Associated Places:
Al-Janub | Asia | Lebanon | Mediterranean Sea | Sur
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27043
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