Fellah Girl from Alexandria

Alexandria, Fellah Girl from. In picturesque costume, sitting on the ground and looking at the beholder. Colored woodcut. (1875-84.) 5¾ × 6⅜ in (14.7 × 16.3 cm). – From Lipperheide Ad 46. – SHEETS FOR COSTUME KNOWLEDGE NEW SERIES 212. – Fold trace at the right just touching upon the outermost tip of the subject.

Founded 331 B.C. by Alexander the Great the town was “for centuries one of the most shining cities of antiquity … When the Romans took possession A. had almost one million inhabitants, and a curious mixture of people was crowded here” (Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 4th ed., I, 328).

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