Photograph of an Arab boy in profile, North Africa.

[between 1930 and 1939?]
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The James Gardiner Collection.
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Photograph of an Arab boy in profile, North Africa. In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work

Also known as

" Previous title, replaced July 2023: A young Arab boy wearing colourful garments. Colour process print, 193-.


Photograph of a boy, printed in colour, wearing a checked turban with flowers in his hair, and loose striped robes empahsing his neck and chest.


[Cairo Or. Tunis] : [Lehnert & Landrock], [between 1930 and 1939?]

Physical description

1 print : process print ; 13.9 x 8.8 cm

Related material

Image of the same person: Wellcome Collection 2045961i (b20459610)
Image of the same person: Wellcome Collection 2045962i (b20459622)


699 - Type arabe.


The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "One of a large series of photographs published in several different formats, both printed and photographic, over a long period of time by the company of Landrock and Lehnert, Tunisia, founded by German/Swiss nationals Rudolf Lehnert (1878-1948) and Ernst Landrock (1878-1974). Many of the photographs portray young subjects, both male and female in a variety of suggestive, though never revealing poses."
This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer.


Wellcome Collection 2045958i



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