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Monoemugi, Somalia (?): people of Gingyra crossing the river Shabelle (?) by carrying their belongings in the inflated skin of a cow. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819.

  • Gallina, Gallo, 1796-1874.
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[1819]
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2851740i
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Monoemugi: apparently a region in southern Ethiopia or Somalia, west of Zanzibar, within which was the small state of Gingyra, visited by the Jesuit Anton Fernandez in 1613 (Ferrario, loc. cit.)

Publication/Creation

[Milan] : [Dalla tipografia del dott. Giulio Ferrario], [1819]

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with etching ; platemark 17.7 x 26.3 cm

Lettering

G. Gallina fece

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Bears number: 67

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2851740i

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  • Italian


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