The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
Women from Aden, Somalia 1885.
Historical Berber costumes. Morocco, 1862.
Arabian inhabitants of Mecca and Medina in traditional clothing of the 19th century. Vêtements traditionnels. Arabe de Médine, femme de la Mecque et femme de Médine
Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.
The Farasia, Kaftan. North Africa, Marocco
NORTH AFRICA, MOROCCO. The djellabia or djellaba. Maghreb region of North Africa. Djellaba arab. جلابة It differs from the Egyptian Galabia by a sewn lace hood.
Abyssinian and Egyptians. Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.
A Man from Bethlehem.
A Woman of Nazareth.