Egypt - Fellah Women (Egypte Femmes Fellahs)

L. L. (Leon & Levy, Levy Fils & Ci, Lucien Levy), Paris and Cairo

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early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 3 9/16 × 5 1/2 in. (9 × 14 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2006.18.20

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, top center: Egypte; printed, in black ink, bottom center: Femmes Fellahs; printed, in black ink, lower right: LL; printed on reverse, in black ink, top center: UNION POSTALE UNIVERSELLE / CARTE POSTALE / Cartolina postale -Levelezo-lap-Postcard-Postkarte / Briefkart-Tarjeta postal-[Greek words]

Course History

HIST 7.2, Harem: European Imaginations and Ottoman Realities, Zeynep Turkyilmaz, Katherine Hart, Amelia Kahl, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

Provenance

Alexandre Przopiorski, Lyon, France; sold to present collection, 2006.

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