This is an original 1896 black and white in-text wood engraving of some Middle Eastern men relaxing at a caravansary bathing tank.
This 115+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Take an expedition into Persia and India with British author, artist, and explorer, Edwin Lord Weeks! Walk in the great Palaces of the supremely wealthy Rajahs, ride camels to Lahore in Pakistan, take a dip in IndiaÕs Lake Pichola, or just enjoy the beautiful architecture and city streets across Turkey and Oman. This collection of wood engravings provides a unique and extremely detailed look into the late 19th century Arabian world, from the perspective of a well-educated Western expeditionary!
This piece was illustrated by Weeks, Edwin Lord. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
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Type: Original Halftone Print