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Title page design for the 'Arabian Nights', with an Arabian courtyard crowded with men, some standing under awnings; octagonal structure at centre, surrounded by steps, surmounted by a large globe with crescent moon at the top, mosque in background at right and two minarets at centre and left, seen through an arched gate, flanked by two columns, and two twisted columns on the outside; parapet with pierced decoration and tablet with inscription below; red chalk marks on arch and at top of the image; touched proof. 1865
Wood-engraving, touched with white body colour
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Height: 241 millimetres (image)
Width: 172 millimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
- See 1913,0415.179.1 for a partly similar design on a larger plate.
Copies of the published books are in the BM: de Beaumont F16 (parts) and 17.
- Not on display
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Associated Title: Illustrated Arabian Nights' Entertainments
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