Camels Resting in the Sherkiyeh. Land of Goshen.

Emile, Prisse, d’Avennes, Orient, Traditional, Arabian, costume, Camels, Sherkiyeh,
Camels resting in the Sherkiyeh. Land of Goshen.

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

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The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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