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Two young Egyptian women posing naked in a photographic studio, standing embracing each other in front of a plain studio backdrop.

[approximately 1900]
Part of:
Egypt portraits 1.
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About this work


One woman has a tattoo on her chest, the other wears many necklaces and bracelets at wrist and ankle. The same models are also seen in 531681i


Paris (19, Quai Malaquais, 19) : J. Masse, [approximately 1900]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering note

Stamp on verso: Photographie d'art J. Masse editeur 19, Quai Malaquais, 19 Paris


Wellcome Library no. 531683i

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.

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