1890 Steel Engraving Towers Fortress Europe Romolo Hissar Bosphorus XGT8
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This is an original 1890 black and white steel engraving of the Towers of Europe, alternately known as the Fortress of Europe, in Arabic it is known as Romola-Hissar (Fort). This imposing structure stands on the shores of the Bosphorus Strait and was said to eternalize the fate and fall of Constantinople.
This 121+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5 inches; 18 x 13 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Constantinople, Istanbul, Turkey, Bosphorus Strait, Bosporus, Koran, Quran, ramparts, parapets, Middle East, Egypt