An image of A street in Bulac, Egypt

Mortimer L Menpes

(Australia, England 22 Feb 1855 – 01 Apr 1938)

A street in Bulac, Egypt

Other titles:
Eastern street scene, A street in Mulak, Egypt, A street in Balak, Egypt
Location
Not on display
Further information

Bulac is an ancient port on the Nile, and a neighbourhood in Cairo. It is thought that Menpes visited it on a trip to Egypt in 1893. It was exhibited in July 1913 at Dowdeswell's Gallery, London as 'A street in Mulak, Egypt' (cat. 136).

Place of origin
Pangbourne, Berkshire, England
Year
1912-1913
Media
Print
Medium
etching, drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper
Dimensions
13.4 x 15.1 cm platemark; 20.0 x 22.0 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Mortimer Menpes imp.". Not dated.

Credit
David George Wilson Bequest Fund 2015
Accession number
73.2015