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SEE See The mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo, Egypt, c 1798.
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The mosque of Sultan Hassan, Cairo, Egypt, c 1798.
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Picture Number:10437619
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Credit:Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
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Caption:
Engraving by Reville after Protain, of one of the largest mosques in Cairo, built in the mid-14th century. From 'Description de l'Egypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont ete faites en Egypte pendant l'Expedition de l'Armee francaise', (Paris, 1809-1830). The book, ('Description of Egypt' in English), documents Napoleon's (1769-1821) military and scientific expedition to Egypt in 1798. Baron Dominique Vivant Denon (1747-1825) headed a group of the leading scholars, artists and scientists of the day who accompanied the expedition.
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In Collection of: Science & Society Picture Library
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