Modes of transport (156 Subjects)
View of Strada Reale in Valletta, Malta.
Landscape at Marmaris, Asia Minor. The author and his guide head towards the region where oriental sweetgum trees (Liquidambar orientalis, from which styrax balsaml is extracted, grow.
The mosque of Sultan Ahmed I and the Byzantine Hippodrome. In the foreground, the Obelisk of Theodosius I, and the Obelisk of Constantine VII. Between them, the Serpent column, that is, the bronze base of the golden tripod of Plataeae, originally in the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi.
The aqueduct of Uzunkemer near Belgrade Forest, Istanbul.
The stone bridge built by architect Sinan in Büyükçekmece, east of Silivri.
Caravan in the Balkan mountains.
Palace at Bucharest.
View at Villa Scabrosa, Catania, Sicily.
Frontispiece. A scene from the voyage of Jacob Spon and George Wheler.
The Sultan rides to the mosque for the customary Friday prayer, escorted by his suite.
Jacob Spon and George Wheler at Izmir. Panoramic view of the city.
The remains of ancient Ephesus. Jacob Spon and George Wheler reading an ancient inscription.
Leisure scene at Sweet waters of Europe (Kağithane). Saadabad palace in the distance.
The main entrance to Tokapi Palace in Istanbul. Hagia Sophia on the right, the Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III on the left.
Inn at Corinth.
The Aetolian coast seen from Patras.
Town and harbour of Corfu. From the island of Vido.
The ford at Perama, Corfu island.
View and plan of the quarries of Selinunte, Sicily.
Carriage used for the harvesting of crops.
An Ottoman carriage.
View of Pergamon in Asia Minor. In the background, the Acropolis of Pergamon.
View of Caravan Bridge, Izmir.
City gate of Izmir.
The travellers' caravan halts at a rock-cut tomb in Gelenbe, Asia Minor.
Landscape at lake Sabanca (in Greek Boane), on the outskirts of Izmit. In the background, on the left, an oxcart carrying wood to Istanbul, to repair damages caused by the fires.
Landscape at lake Sabanca (in Greek Boane) on the outskirts of Izmit, from the road connecting Izmit to Justinian's Bridge on Sakarya river.
View of the bridge of Justinian or Sangarius Bridge. The bridge is situated on Sangarius (Sakarya) river, near Sabanca lake, outside Adapazari, on the route from Iznik to Izmit. Today the bed of Sangarius lies to the east of the bridge, which only covers the smaller tributary Sark Deresi river (anc. Melas). On the foreground, the now-lost triumphal arch at the western end of the bridge.
Landscap at lake Sapanca (Boane) outside Izmit.
The sarcophagus of Nicaea, on the outskirts of the city.