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Asia.
1830-1840
Printer:Printed by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Publisher:Published by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 7/16 x 11 11/16in. (21.4 x 29.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 11 9/16 x 14 15/16in. (29.4 x 37.9cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: A man wearing a fur coat, turban, sash, shirt, pantaloons, and slippers is seated on a fur rug or a carpet, beneath a tent or awning. A dagger is in his sash. He has a beard and mustache. He holds the mouthpiece of a hookah in his left hand. The waterpipe rests on a low table with a coffee pot or pitcher, a cup, and a covered jar. A woman wearing a turban, a veil, and a gown reclines at the left, her elbow resting on the man's arm. Her jewelry includes earrings, braclets, and armbands. She wears a bracelet around one ankle and is barefoot. She holds a feather fan in her right hand. A lute leans against the cushions beside her. Flowering shrubs and palm trees are beyond a low wall or parapet. A man rides a camel led by another man in the background. Two small sailing vessels are on the water in the left background. Buildings are on a promontory nearby.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "ASIA." On verso, in pencil: upper right, old accession number; lower right, "consv CPC 1987" "Dwr 24" and new accession number.
Object Number: 1995.182.197
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