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Turkish sultans, sultanas and other historical figures

ca. 1640-60 (made)
Place of origin

Print lettered with title depicting a Sultaness of Turkey.

Object details
Object type
Additional titleEmine Sultane Principale Du Grand Turc Hibraim (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Printed plate depicting the principal wife of Sultan Ibrahim, from a series of prints (259), pasted on 26 loose sheets, comprising portraits of Turkish sultans, sultanas and other historical figures, by Moncornet. Printed in Paris, ca. 1640-1660.
Physical description
Print lettered with title depicting a Sultaness of Turkey.
  • Size of sheets height: 38.1 cm
  • Width: 25.7 cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Subjects depicted
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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