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Temple of Dakke in Nubia.
Temple of Dakke in Nubia.
Etched by A.Aglio after a Drawing by S.Belzoni.
London, Publsiedh 1820 by John Murray, Albermarle Street.
Coloured etching. 300 x 510mm, 11¾ x 20". Paper watermarked 'HS & S 1819'.
The temple of Ad-Dakka, drawn by Sara Belzoni for her husband Giovanni Battista's book, 'Plates Illustrative of the Researches in Egypt and Nubia, 1820-2. Originally situated about 60 miles south of Aswan, it was moved to a new site away from the flooding caused by the dam built in the 1960s. Belzoni (1778-1824), a one-time circus strongman, stumbled into Egyptology. Engaged by the British consul, Henry Salt, he removed the seven-ton bust of Rameses II from Thebes, sending it to the British Museum in London. Afterwards he cleared the sand from Abu Simbel (1817 - thirty years before the arrival of David Roberts) and opened the second pyramid at Giza.
Abbey Travel 268.
[Ref: 17042]   £260.00  
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General View of the Pyramids.
General View of the Pyramids.
Etched by A.Aglio after a Drawing by S.Belzoni.
London, Publsiedh 1820 by John Murray, Albermarle Street.
Coloured etching. 300 x 510mm, 11¾ x 20". Paper watermarked 'HS & S 1819'.
A view of the Pyramids from the far banks of the Nile, drawn by Sara Belzoni for her husband Giovanni Battista's book, 'Plates Illustrative of the Researches in Egypt and Nubia, 1820-2. Belzoni (1778-1824), a one-time circus strongman, stumbled into Egyptology. Engaged by the British consul, Henry Salt, he removed the seven-ton bust of Rameses II from Thebes, sending it to the British Museum in London. Afterwards he cleared the sand from Abu Simbel (1817 - thirty years before the arrival of David Roberts) and opened the second pyramid at Giza
Abbey Travel 268.
[Ref: 17039]   £250.00  
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The Late Dr. White's House, King St. [Manchester.]
The Late Dr. White's House, King St. [Manchester.]
I. Ralston delt. & on Stone by A. Aglio. Printed by N. Chater & Co.
Published by D. & P. Jackson, Manchester, Septr. 1823.
Lithograph on india, india 310 x 390mm. 12¼ x 15¼". Very slight creases on india.
In 1752 Charles White (1696 - 1776), along with Joseph Bancroft, a merchant, was instrumental in founding Manchester Infirmary. This was the first hospital in the area. The premises were a house in Garden Street but a new, purpose-built, hospital was opened overlooking what is now Piccadilly Gardens in 1756. White was a surgeon at the infirmary for 28 years. Atmospheric street scene. After John Ralston (1789 - 1833) a little known Manchester-based artist. Some of the best pictorial records of late 18th and early 19th century Manchester rely on drawings made by Ralston, including his many studies of Market Sted Lane (now Market Street).
Wellcome Library no. 571883i.
[Ref: 23684]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Woolley Park. With the procession opening of the new public road on the 13.th Sept.r 1818.
Woolley Park. With the procession opening of the new public road on the 13.th Sept.r 1818.
A. Aglio pinxt. et delt. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
London Published for & by the Author, 18 Berners St. October 21, 1821.
Coloured lithograph. 228 x 367mm. 9 x 14½". Slightly messy.
Figures on horseback and carriages proceeding across a bridge up a hill, figures watching from the side of the road. The gardens to Woolley Hall, Yorkshire.
[Ref: 26115]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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