Ar-Rifa’ min Ar-Ruku’, or Inclination. The life of Muhammad. From the book: “The life of Muhammad the prophet of Allah”, by E. Dinet and Sliman ben Ibrahim; illustrated by E. Dinet.
Almeh Egypt belly dancer. Painted by Charles Bargue (1825-1883) . French Almée synonymous with belly dancer. Was the name of a class of courtesans or female entertainers in Arab Egypt.
Costume Arabian Noble man in 1843. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Arab plucking a thorn from his foot. Painted by Leon Bonnat. Bedouin in traditional burnous.
An Arabian woman in traditional clothing and jewelry.
A Bedouin sheikh wearing burnoose. An excellent example of the dark Caneasian type. From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts,… Read More
Egypt Fellahin Waterers Water is carried in these closely woven baskets to the gardens in the vicinity. The foremost persons in the cortege are usually six, more often more, poor… Read More
Fellah girl from Alexandria, Egypt in traditional dress. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
The Camel and the Arab. Arabian Camel Driver. From The Archive of the Old Print Man. The Art Journal, 1857.
The Syren. The painter evidently selected a Spanish, or probably a Hebrew model.