"Life in the Harem" by John Frederick Lewis

Life in the royal harem of King David,the intrigues and political infighting.Maacah asked that question

"A concubine being tutored under the supervision of a eunuch" by Thomas Allom

"A concubine being tutored under the supervision of a eunuch" by Thomas Allom

"A Sultan and his favourite" by Jean-Auguste Ingres

"Un sultan et sa favorite" par Jean-Auguste Ingres

Concubines used to wear clothes that were thightly strecthed on the body and the waist would be tightened by an embellished belt to look slim.

Portrait of Mary Gunning Countess of Coventry, 1749 Artist: Jean Etienne Liotard Medium: Hand-Painted Art Reproduction

"A concubine playing the tambourine." Concubines would play some instruments according to their skills

masterpiecedaily: “ Jean-Etienne Liotard Turkish Woman with a Tambourine ” Wikipedia says: “Jean-Étienne Liotard visited Istanbul and painted numerous pastels of Turkish domestic scenes;

Concubines were tutored how to read and write along with religious training.

Women slaves were in a kind of competition in the Harem which was like a grand stage set with the players performing in an extravagant costume drama. In order to be noticed they would make-up, tinge their eyes and wear beautiful perfumes.

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