Lighthouse on Pasha's Point, Gallipoli, at the entrance of the Dardanelles and Sea of Marmara

This drawing is inscribed , 'Lighthouse Galipoli entrance of Dardanelles and Sea of Marmara, Pacha's Point, taken from a rock ...[?]'. It was done while the Anglo-French fleet was stationed in Besika Bay, anticipating the need to support Turkey against the Russians in the months before the start of the Crimean War. See also PAI0881 and related drawings made at the same time in Mends's 'Trafalgar' sketchbook.

Object Details

ID: PAD9390
Collection: Fine art
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Mends, George Pechell; Mends, George Pechell
Places: Gelibolu
Date made: July-October 1853
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Mount: 177 mm x 277 mm

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