Devereux, Walter Bourchier Macri from the Theatre of Telmessus."Macri from the Theatre of Telmessus.." London. Dickenson & Co., Printsellers and Publishers to the Queen , 114 New Bond Street. 1847
Tinted lithograph view of Macri from Telmessus from Captain, the Hon. Walter Bourchier Devereux's "Views on the Shores of the Mediterranean." The view shows the town and port of Macri from the ruins of the Theatre of Telmessus. Tinted lithograph; clean and bright.
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. 265 by 413mm (10½ by 16¼ inches).Image within border.
ref: 2380 €300