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Auction 182, Lot 641

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"[Lot of 2] Habillemens des Femmes de Smyrne, des Grecques et des Iuifves de Cette Ville [and] Antiquitez Curieuses qui se Trouvent aux Environs de Smyrne, et sur le Chemin d'Ephese", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Izmir, Turkey

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.1 x 14.6 inches
43.4 x 37.1 cm

A. Habillemens des Femmes de Smyrne, des Grecques et des Iuifves de Cette Ville. 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 ruins around Smyrna (today known as Izmir). Surrounded with French descriptive text.

B. Antiquitez Curieuses qui se Trouvent aux Environs de Smyrne, et sur le Chemin d'Ephese. This interesting sheet contains antiquities found in the vicinity of Izmir including Roman ruins, an elaborate sculpted door, and the tomb of Marcus Fabius. Surrounded with French descriptive text.

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Condition: A

Crisp impressions on watermarked paper with a few spots of foxing and a bit of faint offsetting on the second print.

Estimate: $150 - $180

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Closed on 4/28/2021

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