Egypte Dames de harem chez le couturier

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Accession Number: 1975:0112:3756

Maker: Ch. Chusseau-Flaviens
Ch. Chusseau-Flaviens

Title: Egypte Dames de harem chez le couturier

Date: ca. 1900-1919

Medium: negative, gelatin on glass

Dimensions: 9 x 12 cm.

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  1. br@mbly 78 months ago | reply

    How very stylish and how very modest. What a shame times have changed.

  2. swanq 78 months ago | reply

    Another indication of interactions in the early 20th century between Europe and Egypt, including by Americans is at , an NYT article from October 29, 1911:
    "WAR MAY SPOIL SEASON IN EGYPT; Americans Fear Possible Inconvenience and Will Go to Mediterranean Instead.

    LONDON, Oct. 28. -- There are still many Americans staying in London, which is unusually full for this time of year. The hotels continue to do a splendid business, although the weather, which has been damp and foggy, will have the effect of hurrying the departure of those who Winter in warmer climes...."

  3. Serzeniş [deleted] 78 months ago | reply


  4. PeacockDesigns 78 months ago | reply

    wow! Victorian dress with vials!
    Corsets and Grommets( Bustle Padding) ,
    giving that "Hourglass" figure.

  5. GlossyShinyPixel 78 months ago | reply

    Wow, this truly gives you a look at how things were.

  6. shellouise 78 months ago | reply

    A perfect photograph. I love the quality of the tones - as they are both muted and vibrant at the same time. There is the lovely texture and of course the composition and subject matter makes this an image I want to look at repeatedly.

  7. turkveil 78 months ago | reply

    Interesting picture, showing a mix of different styles: beside the European style gowns, both ladies wear Turkish style head-and faceveils ( Yashmak ) like those used by upper class Turkish women. Outdoors they usually covered themselves and their gowns with additional black cloaks ( Habara ).

  8. unicorn 81 77 months ago | reply

    very fantastic

  9. Rabia89 77 months ago | reply

    Just wow!..

  10. unaccorddepiano 77 months ago | reply

    this picture is gorgeous, just amazing ♥

  11. °• Boubble •° 76 months ago | reply

    OMG! It's soooo fantastic!!!!!

  12. Aicharl 76 months ago | reply

    j'aimerais voir la photographie d'origine...

  13. NES-ART [deleted] 75 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Historical-Traditional-Oriental ( Post 3 Comment 2 ), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  14. sully jean 53 months ago | reply

    Old photos. Old memories.(from taiwan sully jean)

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