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Auction 174, Lot 752


"Habillemens des Arabes & des Juifs qui sont au Caire avec une Partie de Leurs Divertissemens & Quelques Restes de l'Ancienne Idolatrie des Peuples d'Egipte", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Cairo, Egypt

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

17.1 x 14.6 inches
43.4 x 37.1 cm
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This sheet pertains to the costumes worn by both Arab and Jewish inhabitants in Cairo. The central engraving shows ancient Egyptian artifacts that were purchased in Egypt and brought back to Europe.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression on lightly toned paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark and light soiling. There is an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 2" into text at bottom.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $24

Closed on 9/11/2019