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Al Djazair and Tunis album, 1881

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Al Djazair and Tunis

Title: Al Djazair and Tunis album
Dates: 1881
Number: 2001.R.20
Creator/Collector: Al-Wahhāb, Abdu Rabbih
Extent: 1 album (107 photographs)
Abstract: The album compiled by Abdu Rabbih al-Wahhāb contains photographs of the Maghreb region of North Africa. The first half features views of Algeria and Tunisia, while the second half is devoted to portraits of a variety of North African peoples. These are mainly studio portraits of prostitutes and dancers from various ethnic groups, although some male types, and dignitaries such as the Agha and Califa of Ouargla, are included.
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Language: Collection material is in Arabic and Judeo-Arabic.
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Author: Beth Ann Guynn


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