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Illustrations of Cairo:Gateway of Kasr'esh- Shema, " Castle of the Beacon."

Kasresh- Shema. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Kasr'esh- Shema. "Gateway of the Kasr esh- Shema, an Old Roman Fortress." On stone by J.C. Bourne .Printed by C Hallmandell London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the gate called Báb al Nasr, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the massive Roman Fortress built by Trajan, which was the residence of the Roman Governors of the city. It is believed its name derives from the practice of illuminating the castle with candles on the first of the month as a means of keeping the calendar.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 293 by 390mm (11½ by 15¼ inches).    €150
Stock No. 2647 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: The Khan el-Khalili.

The Khan el-Khalili, Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Khan el-Khalili, "The Khan el-Khaleelee.." On stone by J.C. Bourne Drawn by O.B.Carter Archtecht.. Published for the Proprietors by Hodgson & Greaves.1840 London Tilt and Bogue 1840
2 inted lithographs on one page of the Khan el-Khalili ,Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The views show alleyways in the interior of the Souk.
The Souk was redeveloped by Sultan al Ghuri Egypt's last important Mamluk sultan (1501-1516) who destroyed the original khan built by al-Khalili and rebuilt it in 1511 as a major commercial district, however the name remains even today as the Khan el-Khalili .
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean;; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 265 by 185mm (10½ by 7¼ inches)each image.    €300
Stock No. 2650 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: Lake shore of Birket el Feel.

Lake Shore of Birket El Feel. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Lake Shore of Birket El Feel. "Birket El- Feel." Drawn on stone by J.C. Bourne . Drawn by O.B.Carter Archtect. Printed by Day & Haghe. Lith.rs to the Queen. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the lake, Birket El- Feel, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows a view across the lake, with many grand palaces on the shore; numerous groups collecting water and watering their animals in the foreground.The lake was eventually filled in.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally bright and clean; light toning darker at edges of page, including waterstain bottom left corner, far from image; occasional light spots to blank margins; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 250 by 403mm (9¾ by 15¾ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2645 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: Entrance to the Great Al-Azhar Mosque.

Main Entrance to the Great Mosque of Al-Azhar. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Main Entrance to the Great Mosque of Al-Azhar. "Principal Entrance to the Great Mosque El-Azhár" On stone by T.Boys from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithographof the main entrance to the Great mosque of Al-Azhar, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the ornately carved entrance to the mosque.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally clean & bright; slightly toned to edges of page; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 387 by 287mm (15¼ by 11¼ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2639 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: Circumcision Parade, Mosque of El Barmaweeyeh.

Mosque of El Barmaweeyeh, Cairo. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Mosque of El Barmaweeyeh, Cairo. " Mosque of El-Barmaweeyeh &c.." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Mosque of El Barmaweeyeh, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows a circumcision parade in the street outside the mosque of El- Barmaweeyeh.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 363 by 277mm (14¼ by 11 inches).    €300
Stock No. 2632 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha, Fountain of Pasha Tusun.

Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha, Fountain of Pasha Tusun. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha, Fountain of Pasha Tusun. "The Fountain of Toosoon Pasha in the Principal Street of Cairo." On stone by J.C. Bourne Drawn by O.B.Carter Archtecht.. Published for the Proprietors by Hodgson & Greaves.1840 London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the ornate fountain erected to honour the deceased son of Muhammad 'Ali, Ahmad Tusun, a two-story kuttab flanks the sabil on either side. The image shows the busy life of the city.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally bright and clean, very light toning darker at edges of page; minor spots to blank margins; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 283 by 389mm (11¼ by 15¼ inches).    €450
Stock No. 2648 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo:The Slave Market.

The Slave Market. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Slave Market. "Slave Market Cairo." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Slave Market, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the interior court yard of the slave market, peopled by groups of Nubian slaves and slave traders.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 263 by 372mm (10¼ by 14¾ inches).    €200
Stock No. 2643 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: The Souk of al-Ghuri, or Khan el-Khalili .

The Souk of al-Ghuri. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Souk of al-Ghuri. "The Ghooreeyeh." On stone by J.C. Bourne Drawn by O.B.Carter Archtecht. Published for the Proprietors by Hodgson & Greaves.1840 London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the The Souk of al-Ghuri ,Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the interior of the Souk, with many merchants displaying their wares.
The Souk was redeveloped by Sultan al Ghuri Egypt's last important Mamluk sultan (1501-1516) who destroyed the original khan built by al-Khalili and rebuilt it in 1511 as a major commercial district, however the name remains even today as the Khan el-Khalili .
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. General light toning, darker at edges of page; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 274 by 374mm (10¾ by 14¾ inches).    €500
Stock No. 2649 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: The Great Minaret of the Mosque of Tulun.

The Great Minaret of the Mosque of Tulun. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Great Minaret of the Mosque of Tulun. "The Great Minaret & part of the Exterior of the Mosque of Tooloon." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Great Minaret and part of the Mosque of Tulun, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows part of the exterior of the mosque of Tulun, with merchants and camels; the great minaret soaring above. Hay comments that " since these drawings were made the mastabas have in many parts been pulled down."
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 414 by 280mm (16¼ by 11 inches).    €150
Stock No. 2635 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: Mosque of Juyushi, Muqattam.

The Mosque of Juyushi. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Mosque of Juyushi. "Mosque of El-Guyoshee near Cairo." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Mosque of Juyushi near Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the mosque built upon the Muqattam hills overlooking Cairo.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual; very short tear [7mm] to lower right edge, repaired with archival tape to verso.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 261 by 361mm (10¼ by 14¼ inches).    €150
Stock No. 2641 - Middle East full description


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