Egypte Dames de harem chez le couturier

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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  • jeru_ PRO 7y

  • br@mbly PRO 7y

    How very stylish and how very modest. What a shame times have changed.
  • Rinaldo_ 7y

  • swanq 7y

    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...."
  • Serzeniş 7y

  • Bemal Duzgun Odobasic 7y

    Very nice!
  • Suneyed Girl.* 7y

  • PeacockDesigns 7y

    wow! Victorian dress with vials!
    Corsets and Grommets( Bustle Padding) ,
    giving that "Hourglass" figure.
  • GlossyShinyPixel 7y

    Wow, this truly gives you a look at how things were.
  • Shelley Gordon PRO 7y

    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.
  • Oliver Braun 7y

    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 ).
  • unicorn 81 PRO 7y

    very fantastic
  • Rabia89 7y

    Just wow!..
  • unaccorddepiano 7y

    this picture is gorgeous, just amazing ♥
  • Ella G 7y

    Soo cool!
  • Petra Nagy-Istók 7y

    OMG! It's soooo fantastic!!!!!
  • Aicharl 7y

    j'aimerais voir la photographie d'origine...
  • NES-ART 6y

    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!
  • sully jean 5y

    Old photos. Old memories.(from taiwan sully jean)
  • Ariel PRO 2y

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