Chourchid Pacha.Seraskire of Rhumeli, Commander of the Blockade of Missolonghi. This print forms one of the Series of Greek Portraits (3d Part) now in course of Publication in London & Paris, 1827, by A. Friedel, & sold by the principal Book & Printsellers in Town & Country. [parallel text in French]
Hursid Ahmed Pasha (d.1822), an Ottoman general and Grand Vizier, of Georgian descent. The French text diverges from the English, reading 'Archeveque [archbishop] de Palaeon (ancien) [formerly] Patras'. Plate from a series of twenty-four portraits of figures related to the Greek War of Independence, by the Danish painter Adam Friedel.
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