A Berber Playing the Kissar

Arabian musician. Berber, Kissar. Egypt traditional costumes.

A Berber Playing the Kissar

A Berber Playing the Kissar

A Berber Playing the Kissar to Women of the Same Tribe. Egyptian Costumes and scenery in 1845

Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875). Painting by Emile Prisse d’Avennes. Dedicated to the artist’s friend, the botanist George Lloyd. Engraved by Eugene Le Roux (1807-63). Published by James Madden, London 1851