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Vues aquarellées du Yemen et de la Mer Rouge...
Vues aquarellées du Yemen et de la Mer Rouge ANONYME. Manuscrit anonyme aquarellé inédit. Notes on an Overland Journey from Calcutta to England. Mars 1854-1856. In folio, 69 pp. + 20 aquarelles, dont 16 à pleine page, une vue de Malte dépliante contrecollée, quelques illustrations au crayon dans le texte, quelques annotations au stylo de la même main, demi-chagrin rouge, plats marbrés, dos frotté, quelques traces de colle. Aquarelles: Madras roads with Mussoolah Boats & Katamarans; Outline of Northern End of Ceylonbearing N.E. by N. sketched from the steamer Bentinck 13th March 1854 at 10 am; Portion of the Coast of Ceylon near Point de Galle. Sketched from the Bentinck steamer; Harbor of Point de Galle & Cingalese Boat, sketched from on board the Bentick steamer; The Monk's Cowl. Southern End of Ceylon. Sketched during voyage to India, Jan. 1856; Sketch of the Island of Socotra, taken when off its Eastern extremity, on board the Bentick steamer, morning of the 21st March 1854; Western End of the Island of Socotra, sketched from on board the Bentick steamer; Aden, bearing W.N.W. 20 miles, sketched from on board the Bentick steamer; Arabian shore of the entrance into Aden harbor; Harbor of Aden, sketched from on board the Bentick steamer; End of Aden harbor sketched during passage to India in 1856; Volcano in the Red Sea. sketched from on board the Bentick steamer 25th March 1854; The Tebayeres. Southern islands of group. Sketched during passage through Red Sea on 19th January 1856; Sketched during passage through Red Sea. January 1856; The Teyaberes. Northern island of group. Called the Raycock, sketched during passage through Red Sea in January 1856; 16/17- 2 portraits of Women of the low classes of Cairo (copies of prints sold in Cairo); 18- Island of Tembra bearing S.S.W. sketched on board «Himalaya» 24th April 2 pm. Coast of Africa in the distance; 19- The Sierra Nevada, passed in a gale of wind on the 26th April 1854 on board the «Himalaya»; 20- Cape St. Vincent, passed on the 24th April 1854 on board the «Himalaya».
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