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Orientalist Images

Baghdad in the 19th Century

A richly illustrated book in French from 1887 on Iraq and Persia has an incredible number of illustrations. The book can be …


Stereoscopic Palestine

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Amish Camels

The image above, a drawing from the 1850s, epitomizes how the camel has been imagined for everyone in America, the West and …


Old “Arab” Postcards

If you would like to look at (or buy) old postcards and images from and about the Arab world, including North Africa, …