"Habillemens des Femmes de Smyrne, des Grecques et des Iuifues de Cette Ville", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Izmir, Turkey
Period: 1720 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Historique…
Color: Black & White
17.1 x 14.8 inches
43.4 x 37.6 cm
This fascinating sheet depicts the typical costumes of various types of women, including a Greek woman, a woman from Smyrna, a Jewish woman from Smyrna, and a woman leaving her residence. At bottom are engravings of Greek ruins around Smyrna (today known as Izmir). Surrounded with French descriptive text.
A nice impression, issued folding on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark and several minor printer's creases.