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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'View in Lycia' 1857

Albumen print | 13.0 x 25.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081476

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Photograph of a painting of a landscape view in Lycia, Greece. There is a body of water in the foreground, with two people seated in a boat beside the water's edge. In the middle ground, on the right, is a structure that resembles that Tomb of Payava.

The Tomb of Payava is a stone sarcophagus that was discovered in Lycia in 1838. Three of the four tiers of the tomb were brought to England in 1844 and is on display in the British Museum.

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67) (photographer)

  • 13.0 x 25.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Greece
      • Physiography
        • Streams
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Tombs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats