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Ruins of the Ptolomean Library / Views in Egypt, Palestine and other parts of the Ottoman Empire

1802

Print after Luigi Mayer

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Title

Ruins of the Ptolomean Library / Views in Egypt, Palestine and other parts of the Ottoman Empire

Date

1802

Artist

Print after Luigi Mayer

Description

Plate 18 in volume I: in the left foreground, four men with turbans resting next to large blocks on the ground, a woman with a blue veil passing by; behind them, more blocks underneath a hill on which a shepherd standing; men rowing two boats on the right; after Mayer; published state. 1802. Hand-coloured aquatint with etching.
Additional Makers: Publisher - Robert Bowyer; Print maker - Thomas Milton
Inscription: Lettered below image with title, artist's name and publication line: "L. Mayer delt. / Published by R. Bowyer, Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, 1802."
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Location

Egypt

Country

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