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James Bruce of Kinnaird, having reached a fountain at Gisha (Abyssinia) regarded as the source of the Nile, uses a coconut to drink the water to the health of King George III and Empress Catherine the Great. Engraving by J. Gillray, 1793, after R.M. Paye.
- Paye, Richard Morton, 1750-1821.
- March 1793
A group of French savants huddle together at the top of a column, while a band of Bedouin Arabs set fire to it below; exaggerating the troubled experience of the accompanying 'Commission des Sciences et des Arts' during Napoléon's invasion of Egypt. Coloured etching by J. Gillray after himself, 1799.
- James Gillray