Killalu, Djibouti: camels and cattle drinking at a pool in a valley, watched by herders. Coloured lithograph by L. Rottmann after J.M. Bernatz.

  • Bernatz, Johann Martin, 1802-1878.
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About this work


Described by Kirk, op. cit., pp. 228-229, giving place name as "Killele". He mentions cattle, sheep and goats drinking at the pool, but not camels


[London] : [F.G. Moon] ; [Munich] : [The author], [1852-1855]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 23.6 x 34.4 cm


Valley of Killalu. J.M. Bernatz del. Leop. Rottmann lith Bears number: XV

References note

R. Kirk, 'Report on the route from Tajurra to Ankóbar, travelled by the Mission to Shwá, under charge of Captain W. C. Harris, Engineers, 1841 (close of the dry season)', Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1842, 12: 221-238
Not in: J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithography 1770-1860, vol. I, London, 1957, though mentioned on p. 258, under no. 291 (W.C. Harris, The highlands of Aethiopia, 1844)


Wellcome Collection 3015910i


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