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An East View of the Ruin of the Parthenon, or Temple of Minerva, with the interior Part converted into a Mosque by the Turks

John Wilkes, of Milland House1810/1829

Library of Virginia

Library of Virginia

This plate by J. Chapman counterbalances the stark and imposing columns of the Parthenon with the earth tones of surrounding buildings, and the vibrant red and blue clothing of the figures among the trees.

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