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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 187

    AN OTTOMAN FIRMAN OF ANDULMECID I (1839-1861)

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    AN OTTOMAN FIRMAN OF ANDULMECID I (1839-1861)
    Authorising the English Ambassandor to the Ottoman court and his servant to travel to Baalbek, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Acre and Aleppo and ordering the provincial officials concerned to give them any help and protection they might need. Turkish document on paper, headed by a tugra in black of Sultan Abdulmecid, ten lines of black diwani script, dated 1257 (1841) - 20 1/2 x 30 1/2in


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