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The Oriental Album. Published 1848. Drawings by Prisse d’Avennes 1807-1879. Lithographs by various artists.
Printed by Lemercier in Paris, James Madden in London, and Madden & Malcolm in London.

A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin. The Oriental Album.

A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin. Arab Bedouin costume. Middle East traditional clothing. Egyptian dresses.

A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin

A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin

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

Warrior from Amhara, Ethiopia. The Oriental Album.

Traditional Africa costume. Ethiopia dress.. African Warrior dress

Warrior from Amhara, Ethiopia

Warrior from Amhara, Ethiopia.

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

Veiled Egyptian Woman with child. The Oriental Album.

Veiled Egyptian Woman. Egypt traditional costumes. Arabian girls dresses and clothing.

Veiled Egyptian Woman

Veiled Egyptian Woman with child.

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

Camels Resting in the Sherkiyeh. Land of Goshen.

Traditional Arabian costume. Camels Resting in the Sherkiyeh

Camels Resting in the Sherkiyeh

Camels Resting in the Sherkiyeh. Land of Goshen.

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

Peasant Dwellings in Upper Egypt. The Oriental Album.

Peasant Dwellings in Upper Egypt. Traditional Egyptian costumes

Peasant Dwellings in Upper Egypt

Peasant Dwellings in Upper Egypt.

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 Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo.

A Zeyat in Arabian costume. Egyptian traditional costumes. Middle East traditional clothing.

A Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo

A Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo

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 Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo. The Oriental Album.

A Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo. Ottoman Empire Costume. Middle East Military uniforms

A Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo

A Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo.

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

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

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

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

Egyptian Dancing Girls. The Oriental Album.

Egyptian Dancing Girls. Oriental clothing for women. Traditional Egypt costume. Arabian belly dance costume

Egyptian Dancing Girls Performing the Ghawazi at Rosetta

Egyptian Dancing Girls Performing the Ghawazi at Rosetta.

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