© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Untitled (Number X: View of Constantinople outside the Seraglio walls)

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Number X: View of Constantinople outside the Seraglio walls; in the foreground, two groups of small boats meeting at centre, each with a leader standing on the front of the boat, wearing a long cloak and hat; in the background, a mansion with a dome seen to left; a large army seen standing by the mansion, observing the meeting between a Lord ('Gran Signore') and the Pasha which took place before the Turkish fleet left for the the Black Sea on 5 April 1785.

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Sarayburnu, Istanbul, Turkey

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