James Stuart (8 Subjects)
Portrait of James Stuart.
Northeast view of the Erechtheion.
View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.
View of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Athens. The horses of the military commander of Athens grazing at the site of the scene.
The arch of the Sergii at Pula, Croatia. Peasants of Slavic ethnicity are walking by with their ox cart. James Stuart, Nicholas Revett and their assistant are on top of the arch, making drawings. On the left a man informs the women gathered that the travellers are searching the Arch of the Sergii for treasures.
The monument of Philopappus in Athens. James Stuart, Nicholas Revett, James Dawkins and Robert Wood are studying the monument. The Janissary who escorts them is preparing coffee. A shepherd with his goats. The Saronic gulf in the background.
View of the sculptures of the now lost Incantadas monument at the southern entrance of the Roman Agora of Thessaloniki. The sculptures were incorporated in the house of a family of Sephardi Jewish merchants. British consul Paradise, who has come to show John Stuart and Nicholas Revett the monument, meets the owner of the house. A young servant offers the consul a cup of coffee while from above the owner's wife reprimands her husband for not having invited the consul to sit before offering him coffee. On the left, a woman who is spinning approaches the travellers. On the right, Stuart and Revett with the young son of the British consul, who is escorted by the consul's dragoman (interpreter).
Frontispiece: Portrait of James Stuart.