Antique Print-AXUM-RUIN-KING'S SEAT-H. Salt-J. Greig-1809

Price: € 67,50

Subject: Original antique print, titled: 'The Kings Seat at Axum'. It shows: a view of a large block of stone between four stone pillars called 'The King's Seat' at Axum (Aksum) in Ehtiopia.
Condition: Excellent, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional light stains from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching/engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 23 x 29.5 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 26 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.1 x 11.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 10.2 inch.
Part Number: 38868
Location: RC-A9-23
Description: Original antique print. This print originates from George Annelsy, Viscount Valentia's 'Voyages and Travels in India', volume 1, published in 1809.. This print was published in 1809

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by J. Greig. Engraved after the original by H. Salt. Henry Salt (1780-1827) was an English artist, traveller, collector of antiques and Egyptologist. He trained as a portrait painter under Farington and Hoppner. In 1802 he was appointed secretary and draughtsman to George Annesley until he became the British consul-general in Cairo in 1815. John Greig was a nineteenth century engraver.