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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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"A Harem Beauty" by Max Von Bredt

"A Harem Beauty" by Max Von Bredt

An odalisque lazes in the courtyard of a harem, while a slave plays her music. In the background, more servants are fetching drinks or food on trays or working with a spinning wheel, in contrast to the odalisque's idleness.

Last modified 24 Mar 13, 12:46 AM by Tanos