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The Female Slave Market in Constantinople (1 Mar)
From the slave market to the sultan's bedchamber (17 Feb)
Buying a new slave for your harem (4 Feb)
Odalisquian books list now on Odalisques.com (29 Jan)
Edward Lane's descriptions and drawings of female clothing (27 Jan)
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"The Arab Scribe" by J.F. Lewis, 1852
"The Bath" by J.L. Gerome, in the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
"Odalisque" by Max Nonnenbruch
"By order of the sultan" by Antonio Fabres
"Idle Moments" by Frederick Arthur Bridgman, 1875
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"Slave Market in Constantinople" by William Allan

"Slave Market in Constantinople" by William Allan

A rather melodramatic depiction from 1838, in contract to Allom's engraving of the same place from the same time.

This picture is used in my Constantinople Slave Market and general slave markets pages.

Last modified 18 Feb 11, 11:48 PM by Tanos