Coloring: Shown here with added hand coloring of highlights. Also available in original lithographic colors only.
Comments: A vertical half-folio from the Cairo series, showing the marker used to measure the official level of the Nile flood, upon which the year's taxes were based.
uncolored, $375 colored.
Title: The Nilometer on the Island of Rhoda, Cairo
Edition: First Edition (Standard), 1842-49
Paper : 16 3/8" x 23 15/16"
Image: 9 7/8" x 13 15/16"
Catalog Number: EB 036