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Title Map of the Tunisian Coast with the Ports of Bizerte and Tunis as Far as Kelibia
English: This folio from Walters manuscript W.658 contains a map of the Tunisian coast with the ports of Bizerte (Binzert) and Tunis (Tunus) as far as Kelibia (Qalabiyah).
Date late 11th century AH/AD 17th century-early 12th century AH/AD 18th century ( Ottoman period (1281-1924))
Medium ink and pigments on laid European paper
Dimensions Height: 34 cm (13.4 in). Width: 24 cm (9.4 in).
Accession number W.658.279B
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters
Ownership history
  • Ahmad Afandi [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [see folio 4a]
  • Ali Afandi [date and mode of acquisiton unknown] [see folio 4a]
  • Sayyid Ali Qapudan [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [see folio 1a]
  • Sultan Mahmud Khan [date and mode of acquistion unknown] [waqf seal and followed by a bequest statement (now erased), and the seal of the inspector of wakfs, Mustafá Tahir, see folio 4a]
  • Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • 1931: bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters
place of origin Turkey
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