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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Cartoon for Printed Cotton Textile: The French in Egypt [Les Francais en Egypte]", ca. 1815

type: Drawing

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Drawing includes five scenes: center, French officer being attacked by Arab chieftain; upper left, Arab chieftain witnessing a dance between three women; upper right, a chieftain paying homage to an idol, with other figures; lower left, a chieftain taking leave of his family before a mosque; lower right, battle between a Frenchman and an Arab.


Bridget Mahon


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design