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Cairo: House called Beyt El-Emyr (a little dilapidated), pub. 1877. Creator: Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79).

Cairo: House called Beyt El-Emyr (a little dilapidated), pub. 1877. Creator: Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79).

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Cairo: House called Beyt El-Emyr (a little dilapidated); from L'Art Arabe d'apres les Monuments de Kaire; pub. 1877 (chromolithograph). Study shows an exquisite example of a 'Moucharabyeh' or Mashrabiya, an architectural element which is characteristic of Arabic residences, it is a type of projecting oriel window enclosed with carved wood latticework; a woman is seen leaning out looking down; from L'Art Arabe d'apres les Monuments de Kaire; illustrations of Islamic art, architecture, woodwork, tiling, interiors, furnitute etc.; Émile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) was a French archeologist, Egyptologist, architect and writer of the nineteenth century.


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