Abord de la Ville d'Alexandrette.Costumes des Grades postès sur le rivage de la Mer, Navires abrités dans le golfe.
Engraving with some etching, small margins. Plate: 295 x 465mm, (11¾ x 18¼"). Foxing. Diagonal crease in upper margin into plate.
View of the shore of Alexandria with portraits of guards posted to watch the ships in the harbour. From 'Voyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoénicie, de la Palastine, et la Basse Aegypte' 1799-1800. Louis Francois Cassas (was a member of the retinue for the French ambassador to the Ottoman Court. After being commissioned by the ambassador to capture the sites of the Levant, Cassas travelled throughout Syria, Northern Egypt and Palastine between 1784 and 1787.
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