Different Nations of the Levant, 1714, NYPL
Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant, gravees sur les tableaux peints d'apres nature en 1707 & 1708 par l'ordre de M. de Ferriol ... et mis au jour en 1712 & 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay.
Collection of one hundred prints representing different nations of the Levant, engraved on the tables painted after Nature in 1707 & 1708 by the order of M. de Ferriol ... and unearthed in 1712 & 1713 by the care of M. Le Hay.
Many 19th century plate books on customs and costume came to NYPL from the founding Lenox and Astor library holdings, as well as the personal library of benefactor Samuel J. Tilden. Many of the titles chosen for digitization show dress in the context of ethnicity or nationality. Related dress materials, such as accessories and body ornamentation, are also included.