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Temple Esne Napoleon Description Egypt engraving

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Temple at Esne


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Original antique topographical print


Vue perspective du temple au nord d'Esnee' View of the temple to the north of Esne From Napoleon's Description de l'Egypte published after the expedition to colonize Egypt in 1798. Napoleon included a number of artists in his army who were instructed to record Egyptian society. The resulting works formed an important historical account of Egypt at that time, with detailed and accurate images including monuments and cities.

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artist Rousseau and Lorieux after Devilliers and Jollois
method Line engraving
date 1820
size 430mm by 600mm (platemark)