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Constantinople The Seven Towers Old print Yedikule Fortress 1856
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Constantinople The Seven Towers Old print Yedikule Fortress 1856

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Title: The Seven Towers Constantinople.

 

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Constantinople The Seven Towers Old print Yedikule Fortress 1856

Title: The Seven Towers Constantinople

Yedikule Fortress Old Print, Fortress of the Seven Towers, an fortified historic structure located in the Yedikule neighbourhood of Fatih, in Istanbul, Turkey.
Built in 1458 on the commission of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, the seven-tower complex was created by adding three new towers and fully enclosing a section of the ancient Walls of Constantinople, including the two twin towers that originally constituted the triumphal Golden Gate built by Byzantine Emperors Theodosius I and Theodosius II. 

 Original print with view and description.

Origin: The Illustrated London News dated 1856.

Size: Passepartout: 13.75 x 19 inches. 35 x 48 cm.
Condition: Very good, with light spots.