This print shows an Egyptian Mamaluke in complete military array and a Mamaluke of the higher order in full dress. Temple in the background. A few camels packed.
Made by Grignion after Denon .
Medium: Etching / Engraving on Handlaid paper. Watermark: No.
Sheet size: 26 x 20 cm (10.24 x 7.87 inch). Image size: 17.2 x 14 cm. (6.77 x 5.51 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. Waterstain in right. Small tears in lower left corner restored. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
EGYPT-MAMALUKE-MILITAIRY-NATIVE DRESS-CAMELS-TEMPLE-COOK | RB-A7-23
This attractive print was first published by George Alexander Cooke: ‘Universal Geography’, which described voyages, travels and discoveries of great explorers of the era such as Captain James Cook, Furneaux, Magellan, Drake, Anson, Dampier and Wallis. This is a etching from c.1800.