Minarets and Grand Entrance of the Metwaleys. At Cairo.
London, Published F. G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, Dec.r 1st, 1848.
Tinted lithograph, printed area 510 x 325mm (20 x 12¾"). Slight mount stain.
The 'Bab Zuwailah' gate, also known as 'Bawabbat al-Mitwali'. The towers, built for observation, today provide the best views of the old city. Roberts mistakenly also gave the 'Metwaleys' name to as nearby mosque, that of Sultan al-Muayyad.
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