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Pair of Original Photogravure Book Illustrations of Mosque in Mecca by Grober, Printed in 1926

Category: photo19
Item Number: 14423
Price: $285

Mecca

Two Copperplate Photogravure Book Illustrations depicting a Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Both are original 1926 photogravures. Photogravure were made after photographs by Karl Gröber and were included in the first edition of a book with text and photogravures by Grober, published in 1926. Mecca is Islam's holiest city and home to the Kaaba shrine and the Masjid al-Haram (The Sacred or Grand Mosque). The first photogravure presents a ground-level view of the Mosque. The second photogravure shows a birds-eye view of the Mosque. Sheet size for each is about 8.25" x 10.25" / Printed area about 6.25" x 8.25". Exellent condition

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