KURDISH TENTS OF SINJAR
Artist: Frederick CharlesCooper (c.1810-c.1880)
was a traveller, diplomat & artist, Consul to Queen Victoria in Mesopotamia
(1850-1855) & Kurdistan. He made many drawings, of which this is one, which included his
Arab friends of the Jebouri tribe & places: Belled Sinjar, (Kurdistan) Kowkoob cemetry
Sinjar minaret, Akhtar, the Chichi Kurds, the Khadour, etc.
Many of his drawings was used by Sir Austen Henry Layard for his archaelogical publications.
Subject: Portraits of Kurds & Arabs, some with their names
Size: 11 x 27 cms. approx.