"Egyptian Types - Native Woman" (number 31)

Zaslavsky & Kalmanovitch, Alexandria, Egypt


early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 3/8 × 3 1/2 in. (13.7 × 8.9 cm)

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



Edition P.C. M.J., Alexandria and Paris


Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Printed, in black ink, top center: 31. - Egyptie 31. - Egyptian Types. - Native Woman; printed, in black ink, on reverse, along left side, from bottom to top: P.C.M.J. Alexandrie-Paris; printed, in black ink, on reverse, lower left: Zaslawsky & Kalmanovitch, Alexandrie; printed, in black ink, on reverse, lower right: - Types Egyptiennes

Course History

REL 28.04, MES 19.05, WGSS 43.06, Gender in Islam, Zahra Ayubi, Spring 2020

WGST 41.4, Transnational Muslim Feminisms, Zahra. Ayubi, Fall 2014

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.


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

Catalogue Raisonne

P.C.M.J. no. 31

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