Mardrous Bey “Le Baiser dans la Lune” Kissing the Moon
According to the "Bulletin de la Société Astronomique de France (1901, page 110)", "M. Léon Couradji, in Cairo (Egypt) presented a drawing of the moon as seen with the naked eye and a letter concerning the profile of a woman's face, visible on the surface of the moon. This drawing was made by S.E. Mardrous Bey, in Djeddah (Egypt) in 1898 and shows the "Baiser dans la lune" shown by M. Filippo Zamboni." Mardrous Bey was a former Agent Consulaire de France in Djeddah.