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

Plan of the Port of Sigacik (ancient Teos)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 x 21 1/4 inches (37.8 x 54 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 12 1/2 inches (20.4 x 31.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "37 | 37"; in brown ink, within image: labels A-E; in graphite, lower center: "Plan of the Ports of Teroo"; lower right: "XXXVII"; in brown ink, lower right: "XLIII"

watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1001
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
coastline | harbor | port | site plan
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Izmir Ili | Sigacik | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27079
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