The Israelites in Egypt: Water Carriers

The Israelites in Egypt: Water Carriers

Edward Poynter

Wood engraving by the Dalziels.

7½ x 5½ inches

Dalziels’ Bible Gallery, plate 29

An imagined rather than a reconstructed scene, the image is more concerned with female beauty than theology, more with pattern than narrative.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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