A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin. The Oriental Album.

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A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin

A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin.

Source: The Oriental Album. Characters, Costumes, And Modes Of Life, In The Valley Of The Nile. 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.

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Note:  Sepulchre of Hassan Baba at the entrance of the vale of Tempe.

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