Ephesus, And The Temple Of Diana. By Edward Falkener. [Epigraph]

Edward Falkener

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Day & Son, Gate Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields, Lithographers To The Queen., 1862.

Physical Description

xiv, [2], 346, [6] p., [24] pl. (some dble., one fold. in pocket); 251 mm. (Quarto).


[Half-t., t.p.] - Preface - [Contents] - List Of Plates - [Text and plates] - [Colophon] - [Publishers' advertisements] - [Folding map in pocket].

Responsibility Note

Most plates are signed by 'E.F.'; one is signed as 'From Laborde', one 'From Pococke'. Some are signed as lithographed by T. Picken.

All carry the imprint of the lithographic printers, Day & Son.

The text printers are named in the colophon: 'London: Cox And Wyman, Printers, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields.'

Summary Note

Several plates carry the date of 1845.

The plates are chiefly maps and plans of the ancient city and temple, but include some views and restorations, and details of a mosque.


A preliminary leaf is inscribed in ink, 'The Library of the Royal Academy of Arts Presented by the Author'. See RA Annual Report for 1862, p. 24. Gift acknowledged RA Council, XII, 92.

Binding Note

19th-century brown cloth-covered boards, upper and lower covers decorated in gilt and in blind; gilt-decorated spine, lettered 'Ephesus And The Temple Of Diana. Falkener. London·Day & Son.'

Name as Subject


Goddesses - Religion, Greek - Iconography
Cities - Architecture - Temples - Sculpture, Greek - Statues, Greek - Antiquities - Turkey - Ephesus - Temple of Diana - History
Art history - Archaeology - Maps - Plans - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Great Britain - 19th century


Edward Falkener, draughtsman, previous owner, donor
Thomas Picken, lithographer
Day and Son, publisher, lithographic printer
Cox and Wyman (London), printer