An Egyptian Harem entertained by the Almees, or Dancing Girls.
London, Published as the Act directs Oct.r 6.th 1804 by J. Wilkes.
Stipple. Plate 216 x 273mm. 8½ x 10¾". Hole and tear into plate and publication line. Trimmed close along upper edge. Small nicks and tears; crease to lower right corner.
Engraving by J Chapman after Denon, of a bearded and turbanned man watching musicians and dancers. An alma, or almah, is an Egyptian female singer or dancer. Illustration from ‘Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature’ published in London, 1810-1829.
In the Science & Society Picture Library.
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