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Title

A street in Bulac, Egypt

1912-1913

Artist

Mortimer L Menpes

England

22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Eastern street scene
    A street in Mulak, Egypt
    A street in Balak, Egypt
    Place where the work was made
    Pangbourne Berkshire England
    Date
    1912-1913
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching, drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper
    Dimensions
    13.4 x 15.1 cm platemark; 20.0 x 22.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "Mortimer Menpes imp.". Not dated.

    Credit
    D G Wilson Bequest Fund 2015
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    73.2015
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Mortimer L Menpes

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  • About

    Bulac is an ancient port on the Nile, and a neighbourhood in Cairo. It is thought that Menpes visited it on a trip to Egypt in 1893. It was exhibited in July 1913 at Dowdeswell's Gallery, London as 'A street in Mulak, Egypt' (cat. 136).

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