Graduate Activities: Paulina Banas in Venice

“Minar at Natans,” engraving on wood, published in the Oriental album: characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile (London: James Madden, 1848), p. 49.

Earlier this month, doctoral candidate Paulina Banas presented a paper, titled “Oriental album, its illustrative wood engravings,and the interconnected British and French markets for travel books on modern Egypt,” at the conference “Visual Print Culture in Europe 1500-1850: Techniques, Genres, Imagery and Markets in a Comparative Perspective.” The event was organized by the University of Warwick and took place in Venice, Italy.

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