Jeddah, KSA, February 16, 2014 – More than 450,000 people visited an award-winning 1001 Inventions exhibition held in Jeddah during a one month-long residency in the Saudi city, which closed last week. The exhibition highlighted the scientific and technological achievements of Muslim Civilisation, and was an anchor attraction within the Saudi Aramco iThra Knowledge Programme – one of the programmes organized by King AbdulAziz Center for World Culture.
1001 Inventions welcomes 450,000 visitors in Jeddah
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
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