[London, Hildesheimer & Faulkner, 1875.]
Chromolithograph. Trimmed to image, laid on board, as issued, Image 270 x 385mm, 10¾ x 15¼". Board damaged, some spotting.
A scarce view of Cairo, lithographed by Gustave W. Seitz for 'Carl Werner's Nile Sketches', 1875. Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner (1808-94), a German watercolourist, traveled through Spain in 1856-7 and visited Egypt and the Holy Land in 1862-4 (publishing his book 'Jerusalem, Bethlehem and the Holy Places' in 1865). He was one of the few non-Muslims able to gain access to paint the interior of the Dome of the Rock.
[Ref: 26409] £130.00