Irrigation systems (52 Subjects)
View of the ruins of the fortress of Babylon, in the Coptic quarter of Cairo. View of the Pyramids of Dahshour, Saqqara and Giza.
Sections, elevations, plans and drawings of architectural features from aqueducts, with emphasis on subterranean structures.
Elevation of the colonnade of a reservoir near Philoxenus Cistern, Istanbul. 2. Plan of said reservoir. 3. Vertical section of Egri Kapi reservoir. 4. Vertical section of Pera reservoir, at the site of modern-day Taksim square, named after the cistern (Taksim = cistern). 5. Plan of Pera reservoir.
46. Ottoman aqueduct in Belgrade forest, Istanbul. 50, 51 and 52. Architectural features of the aqueduct. 48. Monastery on Chios island. 54. The Sultan.
Irrigation machine. The author was given a tour of the installations of this irrigation system during his journey to Britain.
Katabothra, tunnel created as part of the project of draining lake Copais.
Dounavi square with its distinctive wells, at the Chora of Folegandros.
Part of spout from the acropolis of ancient Anthedona at Loukissia, Boeotia.
Part of the Roman cistern of Aptera.
The fountain of Bebo at Kornaros square, Heraklion, Crete. The fountain was built between 1552 and 1554 by captain Gianmatteo Bebo. It bears a Venetian coat of arms. At the centre, statue of the Roman era.
Street market around Ottoman fountain at Kornaros square, Heraklion (today known as Philanthropiki fountain). On the left, the Venetian fountain of Bebo.
1,2. Fountain with Roman relief from the church of Hagios Ioannis Theologos at Mystras. 3,4,5: Antiquities from Mystras.
View of Argos. In the background, the acropolis of Larissa.
Plan and section of the ancient theatre of Delos with details of the retaining wall. In centre right (to the south of the theatre), plan of cistern and reconstruction of its roof.
View of ancient Corinth with the Temple of Apollo and Acrocorinth.
Landscape at the gulf of Corinth. In the distance, Mounts Parnassus and Helicon.
View of the Roman aqueduct at Buca, Izmir (valley of Saint Anne).
Remains of Roman aqueduct, Alexandria Troas.
View of the temple of the Basilica del Sessorium, Rome.
View of the remains of the portico of M. A. Lepidus.
Wall along the bank of the Tiber, part of the Cloaca Maxima, ancient Rome's sewage system.
Roman remains on the Caelian hill.
Interior view of S. Stefano Rotondo basilica on Caelian hill, Rome.
Plan of the Thermae of Titus, Rome.
Remains of the Thermae of Titus, Rome.
View of the Thermae of Diocletian, Rome.
Part of the exedra of Trajan's forum, Rome.
View of the Piazza del Quirinale, Rome. The centre, the Dioscuri fountain.
View of Piazza Navona, Rome. In the foreground, the Fountain of Neptune. In the background, the Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi with the Obelisk of Domitian.
Fontana di Trevi, Rome.