Email from Tim Winter this morning..

The Worship of Bacchus

Salams. Cruikshank’s amazing temperance picture is back in the Tate Gallery. Peering at it yesterday I saw that he included two Turks, turning down a glass of wine. The idea seems to be that mission to the Mohammedan fails because of Islam’s lack of respect for the alcohol habit:

http://www.bacchus.jgoodliffe.co.uk/images/BAC_300_a3.jpg

Best wishes, Abdal Hakim



Categories: Abdal-Hakim Murad, Art, Islam

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