"Egypt - Native Woman"

L. Scortzis & Co. (active 1906 - 1915), Cairo, Egypt

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early 20th century

Hand colored photo offset lithograph postcard on paper

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

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

2006.18.37

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, lower left: EGYPT - Native Woman; printed, in black ink, on reverse, along left side, from bottom to center: 131 L. Scortzis et Co. -Cairo; printed, in black ink, on reverse, lower left: EGYPTE - Femme Inigene.; printed, in black ink, on reverse, top center: POST CARD - EGYPT

Course History

ANTH 64, The Evolution of Pregnancy, Zaneta Thayer, Spring 2019

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.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 215, plate 83.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

L. Scortzis & Co. no. 131

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