Tarsus Mersin Turkey Antique Print W. Forrest 1860
Drawn by W. Letch Engraved by W. Forrest
Antique hand colored print of the ancient town Tarsus in the Mersin Province Turkey.
With a history going back over 6,000 years, Tarsus has long been an important stop for traders and a focal point of many civilisations. During the Roman Empire, Tarsus was the capital of the province of Cilicia. It was the scene of the first meeting between Mark Antony and Cleopatra, and the birthplace of Paul the Apostle.
High Quality Original Hand Colored Print. No Reprint, No Facsimile.
Sheet app.: 26.5 x 18.5 cm. 10.5 x 7.25 inches. Image app.: 15.5 x 10 cm. 6.25 x 4 inches. Condition: View overall very good, lightly browned edges.