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By William Gilpin

Clergyman, schoolmaster and author on aesthetics, William Gilpin (1724-1804) is better identified for his works at the picturesque. In his Essay on Prints, released in 1768 and reissued during this sequence, he outlined picturesque as 'a time period expressive of that abnormal type of attractiveness, that is agreeable in a picture'. First released in 1804, the current paintings is one in every of a chain which documents his reflections at the picturesque throughout British landscapes. It strains the adventure he made in 1774, outfitted with computer and sketching fabrics, alongside England's south coast from Portsmouth to Dover and Canterbury through Brighton, Rye and Romney Marsh. He describes his impressions of recognized landmarks similar to the South Downs, Petworth apartment, Dover citadel and Canterbury Cathedral, and contains a number of reproductions of his pen-and-wash drawings. The spouse volumes of Observations on different components of england also are reissued within the Cambridge Library assortment.

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Turc 309. For the manuscript and its illustrations, see Ivan Stchoukine, La peinture turque d’après les manuscrits illustrés, I: De Suleyman Ier à Osman II, 1520–1692 (Paris, 1966), pp. 45–46; Esin Atæl, “Ottoman Miniature Painting under Sultan Mehmed II,” Ars Orientalis 9 (1973), pp. 106–7; Ernst J. Grube, “Notes on Ottoman Painting in the 15th Century,” Essays in Islamic Art and Architecture in Honor of Katharina OttoDorn, ed. Abbas Daneshvari (Malibu, 1981), pp. 52–53; Francis Richard, Splendeurs persanes: manuscrits du XIIe au XVIIe siècle (Paris, 1997), p.

No. 26537; see Nurhan Atasoy, Ota¯-æ Hümayun: Osmanlæ çadærlaræ = Imperial Ottoman Tents (Istanbul, 2000), p. 147, fig. 77; also see Resimli Kitap 3, 17 (Mart 1326 [March 1910]): 468. Photographs of same tent are also in the same issue, p. 453, and in Resimli Kitap 2, 9 (Haziran 1325 [June 1909]): 947. Bayerisches Armeemuseum, Ingolstadt, A. 1854; see Atasoy, Tents, pp. 262–63. ), pp. 58, 86–89; Istanbul Univ. Library, photograph albums of Abdulhamid II, no. 90473. TSM, A. 3594, fol. 129b; Esin Atæl, Levni and the Surname (Istanbul, 1999), p.

1. Shams al-{Imara, Tehran, eastern elevation, with portal and commercial block. (Photo: courtesy Prof. Yahya Zoka) or two-story mud-brick buildings. Writing in 1894, Ella Sykes gives the following description:19 Passing through the square under an ornate gateway, we had a glimpse of the Ark or palace of the Shah, a beautiful feature of which are two towers close together forming one pavilion and entirely covered in brilliant tiles. No windows are to be seen on the sides towards the street, but there are charming balconies adorned with pilasters and encrusted with mirror work, which flash and gleam in the sunshine.

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