John Frederick Lewis, R. <br />An Arabian Chief, seated in a Cairo Bazaar <br />signed with initials and dated 'J.L (lower right) and further signed and inscribed 'J. Lewis A. (on the reverse)<br />oil on board <br x 8 in.
Bashi-Bazook with hookah, Bashi-bazouk or bashibazouk (Turkish literally "damaged head", meaning "free headed", "leaderless", "disorderly") was an irregular soldier of the Ottoman army. Particularly noted for their lack of discipline.
The Silk Merchants- by orientalist painter Edwin Lord Weeks (American) India – showing life in the streets… notice the wood work in the Architecture. and the Persian or Iranian dress of the Merchants orientalism