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Plan et coupe du Couvent de Dervich

Image ID: 82563

Plan et coupe du Couvent de Dervich (1839)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Plan et coupe du Couvent de Dervich


: Coste, Pascal, 1787-1879 -- Artist
Hibon, Auguste, 1780-1857 -- Engraver
Letronne, Louis, 1790-1842 -- Printer Of plates

Additional Name(s)

: Firmin-Didot (Firm) -- Printer


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: Platemark : 38 x 52.5 cm.




: according to the "Description des planches" which precedes the plates, this is a "Tekieh ou Couvent." According to the Blue Guide to Egypt, a Takiyyah is a "Turkish building to house a permanent community of sufis."


: Architecture arabe; ou Monuments du Kaire, mesurés et dessinés, de 1818 à 1825, par Pascal Coste.

Source Description

: [ 2 p. l., ii, [3]-52 p. 85 pl., map, 12 plans. 60 x 42 cm.]


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Art and Architecture Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Catalog Call Number

: MQT+++ (Coste, P. Architecture Arabe)

Digital ID

: 82563

Record ID

: 111693

Digital Item Published

: 4-12-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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