I am grateful to John Sloan for permission to use these two images at the right that appear on the Xenophongi web site and which graciously he has agreed to share with the Victorian Web. Copyright, of course, remains with him. — Marjie Bloy, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore.

Left: Balaklava harbour from William Simpson's The Seat of War in the East, second series. Note the Genoese fortress, Chembalo, on the headland in background. Middle: Balaclava harbour today. Right; The port of Balaclava: Ritchie, II, 295. Click on the images for larger pictures

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