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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.270
Title
Illustrated Manuscript of an Unidentified Text on the Wonders of the New World
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: Middle East
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/213112
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, with lacquer binding
Dimensions
24.2 x 14.8 x 1.5 cm (9 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.270
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edwin Binney III, Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd: 1981 Supplement to the 1979 catalogue, exh. cat., San Diego Museum of Art (San Diego, CA, 1981), p.4-6

Baki Tezcan, "The Many Lives of the First Non-Western History of the Americas: From the New Report to the History of the West Indies", The Journal of Ottoman Studies, ed. Baki Tezcan and Gottfried Hagen, ISAM (2012), Issue 40, pp.1-38, p. 19, fig. 7; p. 21, fig. 9

Exhibition History

The Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1987 - 08/02/1987

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