book of prints;
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"The Military Costume of Turkey, illustrated by a series of Engravings, from Drawings made on the spot. Dedicated, by permission, to his excellency the minister of the Ottoman Porte to his Britannic Majesty" (London: T. M'Lean) 1818; a series of 30 coloured plates illustrating various military costumes of Turkey, including: a frontispiece showing the full-length portrait of Antonaki Ramadani; a short title page with a vignette showing the Grand Vizier soldiers going to battle; a title-page; a preface; a dedication from the publisher to A. Ramadani; a table of contents; a commentary text plate by plate. Bound in leather with a gilt-tooled border.
Hand-coloured aquatint and etching
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Height: 365 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
Width: 255 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The Military Costume of Turkey
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Given to the British Museum Central Library by Ars Artis in August 2004.
With bookplate lettered 'Balbirnie' pasted on the verso of the front cover.
- Prints and Drawings
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