The Wife of Hassan Alhabbal, in cutting open the Fish she finds a large Diamond. Arab.n Nights Ent.s [&] he First Interview of the Prince of Persia and Schemselnihar, at the House of Ehn Thair. Arab.n Nights Ent.s
London, Pubd. April 10th. 1795, by W. Dickinson, No. 53, next York House, Piccadilly.
Pair of stipples with etching, printed in brown ink. 285 x 335mm. 11¼ x 13¼". Trimmed.
Kitchen scene with a woman standing over a table at left with knife in hand, displaying a diamond in her palm to a man and young boy, a figure at right seen from behind leaving the room, above a bird-cage hangs; [&] A man leaning on a table at left at which a lady is seated, turning to look at the prince at right, his sword hanging on a chain around his waist, three girls watch the meeting through an arch behind. Related to 'One Thousand and One Nights', known in English as the 'Arabian Nights', from the first English language edition (1706), which rendered the title as 'The Arabian Nights' Entertainments'.
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