The Oriental Album by Prisse d’Avennes.

Traditional Arab clothing. Middle East dress. Egyptian national costumes. Oriental Album.

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

The Oriental Album.


A Janissary and a Merchant in Cairo.
A Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo.
Egyptian Dancing Girls Performing the Ghawazi at Rosetta.
Veiled Egyptian Woman.
Warrior from Amhara, Ethiopia.
A Mahazi and a Soualeh Bedouin.
A Berber Playing the Kissar.
Nejdi Horse, Arabia.
Arab Sheikh Smoking.
Peasant Dwellings in Upper Egypt.
Egyptian Woman in a Harem in Cairo.
Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh.
Camels resting in the Sherkiyeh. Land of Goshen.
Dromedaries halting in the Desert 1848.

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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