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Scenic - Panels, "Les Francais en Egypte" [French in Egypt], ca. 1814

This is a Scenic - panels. It was designed by Jean-Julien Deltil and manufactured by Joseph Dufour et Cie.. It is dated ca. 1814 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of F. Burrall Hoffman.

Its dimensions are

Other (For entire screen): 230.7 x 307.7 x 2.2 cm (7 ft. 6 13/16 in. x 10 ft. 1 1/8 in. x 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed below broken column in left foreground panel "Le 20 Mars 1800, 10,000 Francais Commandes par le Brave Kleber ont vaincu 80,000 Turcs dans les plaines d'Heliopolis."

Cite this object as

Scenic - Panels, "Les Francais en Egypte" [French in Egypt], ca. 1814; Designed by Jean-Julien Deltil (1791 – 1863); France; block printed on handmade paper; Other (For entire screen): 230.7 x 307.7 x 2.2 cm (7 ft. 6 13/16 in. x 10 ft. 1 1/8 in. x 7/8 in.); Gift of F. Burrall Hoffman; 1960-12-1

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