Image Archive and Research Platform for the Islamic, Ancient and Christian Orient



Graphic Arts

Here you will find copper and steel engravings as well as watercolors (maps and views), which often come from illustrated books, especially travel reports and historical treatises, such as the travel book of the famous merchant and traveler (Sir) Jean (John) Chardin (1643-1713), who spent several years at the court of the Safavid Abbas II before traveling on to India.

Sunday, 03 July 2016
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