Elegant Cairo Lady

CDV-format albumen print of an Arab woman in elegant clothing and wearing long white veil, by Hippolyte Delié, Cairo, circa 1865. Card imprinted front "H. Delié & Cie. Phot." and on reverse "Photographie Universelle / H. Delié & Cie. / Caire (Egypte) / Succursale de la maison Pierson / Photographe de l'Emperor / Boulevart des Capucines, 3. / Paris."   (Ref# ic124.05)


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