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Template for a border
(c. 1894)

pencil and carbon impression on reverse
6.4 × 28.4 cm irreg. (image and sheet)
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.c.-u.r.: from architreaves round windows / in the mosque of Yooloon founded AD 876-7 / & these (first 'e' overwritten with 'i') ornament is certainly of that date / it is the oldest Arabian building / in Cairo & is specially interesting / as one of the earliest known / examples of the Pounded arch
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss V. M. Cox, 1977
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Pencil drawing