Pencil sketch, 80 x 195mm. 3¼ x 7¾".
A view of the Dardanelles (formerly the Hellespont), a narrow strait in north-west Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmora. From an album of 'sketches made on a trip round the world'. By Edward Morrison de Courcy Short, b.1857, who attended Charterhouse School, Surrey (1870-6). He passed the Ceylon Civil Service exam in 1878, and in 1905 became Chairman of the Municipal Council and Mayor of Colombo, retiring in 1910.
List of Carthusians, 1800-1879, by W.D. Parrish
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