A5 Hardback Notebook - View of the Ancient City

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A5 Hardback Notebook - View of the Ancient City

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A5 Hardback Notebook - View of the Ancient City
The notebook , depicts the a "View of the Ancient City of Palmyra from the Necropolis" by Louis-Francois Cassas(1756-1827) The product is made exclusively for the Syrian Matters Exhibition starting on 20th November. The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha presents “Syria Matters” to highlight the extraordinary cultural heritage and unique legacy of Syria. 1785 - Watercolour, pen and brow nink on paper. Orientalist Museum, OM.888 Louis -Francois Cassas was a distinguished French antiquary and artist who worked for the French Embassyin Constantinoplien the last quarter of the 18th century. In 1785 he embarked on a journey to Egypt and the Middle Cassas's systematic rendering of the ancient sites has recently proven an invaluable resource in the virtual reconconstuction of those ruins in Palmyra devastated by modern-day conflict.