The majority of the population of the Sahara consists of Berbers. Her clothing is extraordinarily rich. They obtain their silk fabrics through the mediation of the caravans
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Tunisian flower sellers of Gabes in 1910.
Tunisian arabs at a café of Tunis in 1910.