The Obelisk of Théodose

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0179
Alternative title The Obelisk of Theodosius
Creator
Places
Istanbul [Constantinople] (Turkey)
Turkey
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
painting
Work types
postcard

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

Stamboul, The Obelisk of Théodose.

The Obelisk of Theodosius, which is about 61 feet in height, stands on four bronze cubes on a marble pedestal in the Hippodrome at Stamboul. It was brought to Constantinople by Theodosius the Great after his victory over Maximus in A.D. 388.

Tuck's Post Card

“The Wide-Wide-World Series” Constantinople. Raphael Tuck and Sons’ “Oilette” [Regd.] Postcard 7724. Art Publishers to Their Majesties the King & Queen.

Printed in England

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 056.SUZ.02.PCbox.094
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0179
Alternative title The Obelisk of Theodosius
Creator
Places
Istanbul [Constantinople] (Turkey)
Turkey
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
painting
Work types
postcard

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