Ababdeh riding Dromedaries.
James Madden, London. [1851.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 275 x 360mm (10¾ x 14¼").
Three Ababda nomads and their camels, with s smooth-haired saluki. Published in the 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life, in the Valley of the Nile'. The artist, Achille-Constant-Theodore Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79), was a French orientalism who embraced Islam and took the name Edris-Effendi.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 32081] £260.00