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Meerz Fyze, an Oosbeg elchee, or ambassador

Image ID: 89008

Meerz Fyze, an Oosbeg elchee, or ambassador (1848)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Meerz Fyze, an Oosbeg elchee, or ambassador


: Day & Son -- Printer Of plates
Rattray, James, 1818-1854 -- Artist
Walker, Edmund, lithographer -- Lithographer

Alternate Source Title

: Costumes and scenery of Afghaunistaun.


: Lithographs -- Color

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 29 x 39 cm.


: No. 22


: the text for this image describes the sitter an Oosbeg, and ambassador from the Meer Wallee, or Sovereign Prince of Koolloom, a frontier town of Koondooz, in Toorkistaun. [Konduz, Afghanistan, in rlin]. The sketch was done at the Fort Lughmaunee, Cohistaun.


: The costumes of the various tribes, portraits of ladies of rank, celebrated princes and chiefs, views of the principal fortresses and cities, and interior of the cities and temples of Afghaunistaun. From original drawings by James Rattray.

Source Description

: 30 (i. e. 34) p. 30 col. plates (incl. front.) on 26 leaves. 62 cm.


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

Catalog Call Number

: MMR+++ (Rattray, J. Costumes of the various tribes)

Digital ID

: 89008

Record ID

: 113425

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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