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A sister of the Sultan of the Ottoman empire being conveyed in her official carriage drawn by two oxen. Engraving by J. Jenkins after T. Allom.

Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872.
Date
[between 1836 and 1838]

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" … Our illustration represents the Asma Sultana driving from her palace at Eyoub, through the Valley of the Sweet Waters. Crowds of females line one side of the road: and, with the jealous sense of Turkish propriety, the males, separated from them, line the other. A train of arrhubas follow in the rear, with various ladies of the seraglio."--Walsh and Allom, op. cit., p. 83

Lettering

The sultana in her state arrhuba. Constantinople. T. Allom. J. Jenkins.

Publication/Creation

London ; Paris : Fisher Son & Co., [between 1836 and 1838]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 17.1 x 12.4 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36750i

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  • English


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