An Arab Sheikh in traditional costume. The Oriental Album.

Traditional Arab Sheikh costume. Arabian bournus dress.

Arab Sheikh Smoking

Arab Sheikh Smoking. Oriental costume 1851

The Oriental Album. 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