KURDISH TENTS OF SHINGAL
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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
†††††††† 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
Size: 11 x 27 cms. approx.
Yezidi Kurd and other people
řINGAL & «IYAY řINGAL
Ne Sincar e, řINGAL e
řincar bi erebÓ ye
řengal jÓ bi tirkÓ ye
LÍ bi kurdÓ řINGAL e.
THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Foundation For Kurdish Library & Museum