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A young woman posing as a slave-girl, naked apart from a Pharaonic head-dress, kneeling holding a lyre in front of a painted backdrop in a photographic studio. Photograph, ca.1920.

  • Fallaize, Edwin Nichol, 1877-1957
  • Pictures

About this work


The same studio as 548551i, and the same model

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint


Esclave. Copyright

Lettering note

Bears monogram: SIP
Lettering printed on verso: Carte postale universelle Egypte


Wellcome Library no. 548554i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.


This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.


  • French

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