Description This ink drawing of a pasha (a high ranking official in the Ottoman Empire) slightly resembles an engraving. According to the label on the back, Miller gave it to Brantz Mayer who was a founding member of the Maryland Historical Society and served as its president. The label on the back reads: A pen and ink sketch by Alfred J Miller, presented to me by him 1863. Brantz Mayer.
Provenance Brantz Mayer, Baltimore, 1863 . Acquired by Dorathea Smith, Batlimore; purchased by Walters Art Museum, 1974.  note by Mayer on the reverse says the drawing was given to him in 1863 by the artist
Inscriptions [Signature] Bottom left: A. J. Miller; [Inscription] In abbreviated Latin below signature: init et delt; [Translation] invented and drawn
Credit Museum purchase, 1974
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