Category Archives: 1845

Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine. Richard Wagner.

Opera Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine. Richard Wagner. German composer.

Elizabeth, the Landgravine.

Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine.

ELIZABETH is kneeling at the shrine in prayer for Tannhäuser, when she hears the chorus of the band of returning pilgrims, of whom he was one. Continue reading

Dromedaries Halting in the Desert. The Oriental Album.

Arabian traditional costumes. Dromedaries Halting in the Desert.

Dromedaries Halting in the Desert 1848

Dromedaries Halting in the Desert 1848

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

A Caravan. Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh.

Traditional Arabian Costume. A caravan of camels. Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh

Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh

Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh.

(A caravan of camels has pitched their camp in an oasis)

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

Nejdi, Arabian Horse

Arabian Peninsula. Arabian Horse

Nejdi Horse, Arabia

Nejdi Horse, Arabia

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

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