|"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|
Details of Horace Vernet's "Slave Market" (1836), showing solid metal anklets and bracelets which bear a striking similarity to those sold by Eternity Collars. In particular, it appears that the pale-skinned Circassian slave on the left has a metal ring fastened round each of her wrists and ankles. I've written more about the symbolism of anklets for odalisques, wives, and slaves in a blog post.
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