Writers (14 Subjects)
Roman inscription from Athens, as transcribed by Jacob Spon.
The author and a sailor at the bow of their boat.
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.
1. The island of Kea according to Claudius Ptolemy (2nd century CE). 2. The island of Kea according to Cr. Buondelmonti (15th century CE).
View of Istanbul from Bulgurlu hill at Üsküdar. In the foreground two west European men, one of whom is most probably the author himself, are chatting with Ottoman men.
The palace of Hatice Sultan (sister of the Sultan Selim III) at Defterdarburnu, on the western shores of Bosporus. Hatice Sultan entrusted A. I. Melling with designing the palace.
Map showing the places from which A. I. Melling made the drawings accompanying his work.
View of the Temple of Bacchus in Baalbeck (anc. Heliopolis).
View and plan of buildings at Baalbeck (anc. Heliopolis).
The Horologion of Andronikos Kyrristos (Tower of the Winds) in Athens. Plan of the monument.
The ruins of the Roman villa of Venulei, near the Lake Massaciuccoli, in Italy.
Portrait of Lord Byron.
Scene from the author's journey from Saint Petersburg to Odessa.
The author meets inhabitants of Taganrog in Russia.