Istanbul - Melling
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Istanbul - Constantinople

„Vue de l`un du Bend, dans la forést de Belgrade.“

The Belgrade Forest (Belgrad Ormani) is located at the northern European part of the des Bosphorus. It is a well-frequented recreation ground and also a water reservoir of Istanbul.

Copper engraving and etching by Née (1808) and Marillier after a drawing by Antoine Ignace Melling (1763-1831), from "Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore", published by Treuttel and Würtz, Paris, Strasbourg & London 1819, 47,5 x 67 cm (plate size). 1st edition.

Rich and strong impression, perfect condition, paper unfolded and without spotting, wide margins.