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ARC.pt 76
ARC.pt 76

The Egyptian Mahmal on its Way to Mecca

ARC.pt 76

printed by Wentzel, Weissenberg, Germany

circa 1880

ARC.pt 76

The Egyptian Mahmal on its Way to Mecca

ARC.pt 76

printed by Wentzel, Weissenberg, Germany

circa 1880

coloured lithograph

42.5 x 59cm (overall)

The captions read,  ‘The image of the mahmal arriving near Shaykh Yunus’ and, ‘This is the image of the Egyptian mahmal al-nabawi that was established by al-Malik al-Zahir Baybars in Cairo in 675’.

‘[sold through] the shop of Hasan ‘Uways, ‘Abidin Street, Cairo’.