Young Kabyle Woman ("Jeune Fille Kabyle")

Jean Geiser, Swiss (worked Algeria), 1848 - 1923


early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 3 9/16 × 5 9/16 in. (9.1 × 14.1 cm)

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



Africa, Northern Africa, Algeria


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Printed, in black ink, lower left: Jeune Fille Kabyle; printed, in black ink, lower left corner: 48; printed, in black ink, bottom left corner: Geiser Alger; stamped, in black ink, on reverse, top right: ALGER / 21 20 / 21-12/ 01 ALGER; affixed, on reverse, top right corner: [red and white postage stamp]

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.


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

Catalogue Raisonne

Geiser no. 48

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