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Sketch for Revolt of Cairo

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Description: Extremities: Painting Empire in Post-Revolutionary France
When Napoleon and his French army invaded Egypt in 1798, a proclamation explained their motives to the inhabitants. Napoleon’s army had come to protect French merchants from harassment and to liberate Egyptians from the yoke of Mameluke tyranny...
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Related print edition pages: pp.105-163

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