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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austen_Henry_Layard

Subject: Portraits of Kurds & Arabs, some with their names

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 11 x 27 cms. approx.

 

 

 

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