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Title
Portrait of a young woman in elaborate robes and jewelry
Additional title: Girl in ceremonial dress
Names
G. Lékégian & Cie. (Photographer)
Collection

Photographs and prints of Egypt and Syria

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1880 - 1929 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 101PH020.099
Topics
Jewelry -- Egypt
Clothing & dress -- Egypt
Girls -- Egypt
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Notes
Content: The title on the photograph is illegible (white on white) and the photographer's name is cropped.
Acquisition: Transferred from the New York Public Library Picture Collection, 1993.
Citation/reference: Ferri, Antonio. Memoires d'Egypte : da un album fotografico del 1895 : fotografie di Beato, Bonfils, Lekegian, Reiser / a cura di Antonio Ferri. Bologna: Bononia University Press, 2010; Golia, Maria. Photography and Egypt. London, UK: Reaktion Books LTD, 2010; Leeder, S.H. Veiled Mysteries of Egypt and the Religion of Islam. London: E.Nash, 1912; Perez, Nissan N. Focus East. Early Photography in the Near East 1839-1885. New York: Abrams, 1988
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 1 photograph ; Image: 10 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (25.7 x 19.5 cm) Paper / Sheet: 10 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (25.7 x 19.5 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 61896
TMS Object Number: 101PH020.099
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44720e80-c6ca-012f-29e9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of a young woman in elaborate robes and jewelry" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880 - 1929. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6140-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of a young woman in elaborate robes and jewelry" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 10, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6140-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1880 - 1929). Portrait of a young woman in elaborate robes and jewelry Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6140-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Portrait of a young woman in elaborate robes and jewelry