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Artists and Arabs or, Sketching in sunshine by Henry Blackburn

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Published by Estes and Lauriat in Boston .
Written in English


  • Description and travel. [from old catalog]

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSketchings in sunshine.
LC ClassificationsDT279 .B62 1878
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24661628M
LC Control Number34022827

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Get this from a library! Artists and Arabs; or, Sketching in sunshine.. [Henry Blackburn] -- The author and his artist friends went to Algeria in the s. Describes the people of Algeria from this perspective--of European artists on a sketching party. Houari Boumédiène (–), second president of Algeria.; Anwar Sadat (–), third president of Egypt.; Gamal Abdel Nasser (–), second president of Egypt; Hosni Mubarak, former President of Egypt; Mohamed Naguib, first President of Egypt; Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, son of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and second president of the United Arab Emirates. To say Saudi Arabian art is burgeoning is an understatement. A decade ago, the country had almost no galleries; now, Jeddah throngs with them, each representing a coterie of artists. With an inaugural group pavilion at the Venice Biennale and international museums dedicated to the country’s art, the profile of Saudi art looks set to rise.   Artists and Arabs ; Or, Sketching in Sunshine. Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. Illus. chapter headings on separate leaves included in paging.