THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
Fashion history of the Assyrian Empire. Mesopotamia and Babylonian culture.
Arabian Nobelman costume. Saracen Muslim with sword, 18th century. Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert… Read More
Arab horse dealers in India. In like manner to the Cabulis, the Arabs in India are mainly dealers in horses. In Bombay especially numbers of these men are to be… Read More
The Persians in India.
Jewish Priest The subject of this picture is a Jewish priest from Bagdad. There are a considerable number of Jews in Bombay, and the richest family in all India, The… Read More
Woman of the Islamic faith of the Druze in 1830.
Rachel in the role of Roxane “Bajazet” by Jean Baptiste Racine (1639-1699) (Rachel dans le rôle de Roxane de “Bajazet” de Racine, lithographie de Devéria)
Traditional Arabian men costume from the desert. From the book: Stamboul, Recollections of Eastern Life by Amedeo Preziosi. Published by Lemercier Paris 1861.
A female bedouin of the dessert, with her child. Ottoman Empire.