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Religion Muslim Islamic Mawlid Festival, Swings, Antique 1730s Copper Engraving For Sale
This is a phenomenal antique print that isover 270 years old (1730s). It depicts a very foyfulMawlid (mawlid, mevlid, mevlit, mulud ) celebration, which isan 8-day festival that celebrates the birth of theIslamic prophet Muhammad which occurs in Rabi' al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. The streets are filled with celbrators and spectators. Two swings are rigged high above the street and adorned with flowers.
The print is a high quality antique copperengraving. You can clearly see the platemark. The detail is amazing. Extremely rare.
It is hard to scan a fine engraving like this, but under a magnifying glass, you'll see amazing crisp fine engraved lines. You can see the imprssion of the plate mark. The paper is thick and of high quality so it holds the details well. See scan for a better idea of the condition.
The print measuresapprox.9.2 x 15.75 inches (23 x 40 cm), and theactual image size (without margins) is approx.8.5 x 12inches.
This is NOT a recent copy or modern reproduction, but a GENUINE item from that era. It would look wonderful framed as a gift.
All prints are delivered in an archival sleeve and packed flat with heavy cardboard (or rolled in a sturdy tube). I stand behind my products and offer a FULL REFUND if you think the product does not match the description in any way.
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