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Creator:
Davenport, W., active 1823, ill.
Title(s):

Historical portraiture of leading events in the life of Ali Pacha, vizier of Epirus, surnamed the Lion, in a series of designs / drawn by W. Davenport, & engraved by G. Hunt ; with a biographical sketch.

Additional Title(s):

Remarkable events in the Life of Ali Pacha

Ali Pacha

Published/Created:
London : Thomas M'Lean, 1823.
Physical Description:
30, [2] p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 39 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DR701.S55 D38 1823+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DR701.S55 D38 1823+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Biographical sketch, chiefly taken from a late life of that celebrated warrior."--Preface. Refers perhaps to the "Life of Ali Pacha," translated from A. de Beauchamp, published the same year.
Half-title: Ali Pacha.
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Remarkable events in the Life of Ali Pacha. Price two guineas.
Printed by Howlett and Brimmer, 10, Frith Street, Soho.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 179
Publisher's advertisement: [2] p. at end.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 206
BAC: British Art Center copy has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in original pink cloth, with publisher's printed title label. Copy 2 bound in half calf and marbled boards. Lacks half-title. Publisher's advertisement at end for Thomas M'Lean differs from that in copy 1.
Subject Terms:
Ali Paşa, Tepedelenli, 1744?-1822 -- Portraits.
Howlett and Brimmer -- Printer.
M'Lean, Thomas -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
Contributors:
Hunt, George, active 1824-1831, engraver.
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  • The youthful Ali Bey
  • Ali Bey discovers the chest of treasure
  • The vow of vengeance made by Ali Pacha
  • The Vizier Ali Pacha, giving the fatal signal, for the slaughter of the Gardikistes
  • Delivery of the broken ring to Ali Pacha's faithful slave
  • Ali Pacha and his brave officers.

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