Browse Items (121 total)
Wedding preparations of Cassandra and Bellerophontes, from ancient vase.
Fictional representation of gynaeconites (female quarters) of affluent house, possibly of a hetaera, showing typical morning activities.
Frontispiece to the fifth volume of the edition. A scene in a public bath (hamam) of Istanbul.
Scene at a public bath, possibly in Istanbul.
Women from Shkodër. Man from Edirne. Muslim woman from Thessaloniki. From the popular engraving series Münchener Bilderbogen, Braun-Schneider, Munich, c. 1890.
National costumes, mainly of peasants in various parts of Europe, among which a Turkish woman and an ulema from Thessaloniki. From:Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, Leipsig, late 19th century.
Bulgarian woman from Kolakia (Halastra). Peasant woman from Baltza (Melissochori) on the outskirts of Thessaloniki. From: Raphäel Jacquemin, Iconographie générale et méthodique du costume du IVe au XIXe siècle (315-1815) [...], Paris, 1863-1869.
Muezzin. Women from Izmir and Thessaloniki. From: Giuseppe Antonelli (ed.), Galleria Universale di Tutti i Popoli del Mondo, c. 1838-1842.
Married woman from Thessaloniki, based on drawing by Cesare Vecellio. From: Alphonse Lasor a Varea (Raffaello Savonarola), Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum Calamo Delineatis, Padua, 1713.
Dance on the west bank of the Nile. On the foreground, two French travellers. The governors of the small vessels are smoking and drinking coffee while sitting on the ground, as are doing two dervishes and their servants farther away. According to Olivier's description, the scene depicts Egyptians dancing a war dance and a more sensual dance.
Tags: Beauty care, Boats and ships, Coffee, Costume - Hats and headwear, Dance, Dervishes, Egypt, Egyptian dances, Egyptians, Ethnic groups, French, Music, Musical instruments, Musicians, Percussion instruments, Priests, Professions, Servants, Ship captains, Smoking, Social sphere and everyday life, Travel
No featured items are available.