Lettered within design: The City of the Sultan [below] Miss Pardoe [at foot] Routledge & Co.
Original watercolor of a design for a "yellow-back" cover for an edition of Julia Pardoe's The city of the sultan, and domestic manners of the Turks; published by the firm of Routledge & Co., probably sometime during the 1850's.
Pardoe, Miss (Julia), 1804?-1862. City of the sultan.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.