A Silver-and-Ivory Palanquin Suspended Between Camels in the Procession of a Pilgrim Returned from Mecca.
Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947
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A palanquin in a procession. Black-and-white photograph.
Caption: "A Silver-and-Ivory Palanquin Suspened Between Camels in the Procession of a Pilgrim Returned from Mecca. Notice the wonderful head-dresses of the camels made of scarlet cloth encrusted with cowrie shells and pieces of mirror."
Palanquins; Camels--Egypt--Cairo; Art & Artifacts; Travel & Transportation
Related Work(s)Forms part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA)
Related Work(s)Research module: Places in Egypt, https://hdl.handle.net/1911/109669
Related Work(s)From: Sladen, Douglas. "Oriental Cairo: the city of the 'Arabian Nights'". J.B. Lippincott Company: Philadelphia and Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.: London, 1911. p 38.
Find the complete text of the book in which this image appears at http://hdl.handle.net/1911/9189
Citable link to this pagehttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/10309
RightsThis material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
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