Devereux, Walter Bourchier The Theatre of Claros Ephesus."Ephesus from the Theatre of Claros." London. Dickenson & Co., Printsellers and Publishers to the Queen , 114 New Bond Street. 1847
Tinted lithograph view of the Theatre of Claros, Ephesus from Captain, the Hon. Walter Bourchier Devereux's "Views on the Shores of the Mediterranean." The view shows the Theatre built within the cliff side above the sea, surrounded by small trees. Tinted lithograph; some light spotting mainly to blank margins, heavier to margin edges; 2 spots to centre of image amongst trees in the foreground.
Rear-Admiral the Hon. Walter Bourchier Devereux, [1810 - 1868 ]
Devereux entered the Royal Navy in 1824. Whilst commanding the sloop "Snake" in the Mediterranean from 1841-1845, Devereux assisted Mr. Alison of the British Embassy at Constantinople to examine the sculptures at the Castle of Bodrum, The plates in "Views on the Shores of the Mediterranean."were probably drawn at the time along with the details of the sculptures and bas reliefs at Bodrum.
The uncommon work consists of 24 tinted lithograph plates, illustrating some unusual sites in Greece and Turkey.
Blackmer/Navari: 482; Blackmer/ Sothebey's: 549. 267 by 392mm (10½ by 15½ inches).Imagewithin border.
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