Auction 165, Lot 628

"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

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

A nice impression, issued folding on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark and several minor printer's creases.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/15/2017

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