Coloring: Shown here with added hand coloring of highlights. Also available in original lithographic colors only.
Comments: One of the most popular of the Egypt & Nubia half folios. A family of Gháwázees, or Gháazeeyehs, were often hired to perform dances on special occasions, such as weddings, with the women performing without veils.
Price: $525 uncolored, $625 colored.
Title: The Ghawazees, or Dancing Girls of Cairo.
Edition: First Edition (Standard), 1842-49
Paper : 16 5/16" x 23 15/16"
Image: 9 15/16" x 14 1/8"
Catalog Number: EB 025