"Bazar des Mandarines", Egypt ca 1880 by the Zangaki Brothers

"Bazar des Mandarines", Egypt ca 1880 by the Zangaki Brothers

Arabs dispute , Cairo 1871  By Jean-Léon Gérôme - French , 1824-1904 Oil on panel , 29.8 x 23.5 cm

Arabs dispute , Cairo 1871 By Jean-Léon Gérôme - French , 1824-1904 Oil on panel , 29.8 x 23.5 cm

A game of chess in Cairo street / Edwin Lord Weeks USA 1879 (detail). Historic Egypt illustration.

A game of chess in Cairo street / Edwin Lord Weeks USA 1879 (detail). Historic Egypt illustration.

A Moorish Bazaar (a heck of a place to land!)

A Moorish Bazaar (a heck of a place to land!)

Egypt ’ the-khan-khalil ’ Cairo vintage - 1912

Egypt ’ the-khan-khalil ’ Cairo vintage - 1912

"Street Leading to El Azhar, Grand Cairo", pub. 1846 Prints by A. Margaretta Burr  (Note the exaggerated Meshrabiyeh and the very elaborate bridge-like structure in the distance.)

"Street Leading to El Azhar, Grand Cairo", pub. 1846 Prints by A. Margaretta Burr (Note the exaggerated Meshrabiyeh and the very elaborate bridge-like structure in the distance.)

Aida is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni, based on a scenario written by French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette. It was first performed at the Khedivial Opera House in Cairo on December 24, 1871. Ismail Pasha, Khedive of Egypt, commissioned Verdi to write the opera for performance in January 1871, paying him 150,000 francs, but the premiere was delayed because of the Franco-Prussian War. Contrary to popular belief, the opera was not written…

Aida is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni, based on a scenario written by French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette. It was first performed at the Khedivial Opera House in Cairo on December 24, 1871. Ismail Pasha, Khedive of Egypt, commissioned Verdi to write the opera for performance in January 1871, paying him 150,000 francs, but the premiere was delayed because of the Franco-Prussian War. Contrary to popular belief, the opera was not written…

H.H. Hadji Abbas Helmi II. Kedive of Egypt at Madina surrounded by a band, group of men with rifles and railroad train. Lithograph, color print created approximately in 1910.  Credit:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA .

H.H. Hadji Abbas Helmi II. Kedive of Egypt at Madina surrounded by a band, group of men with rifles and railroad train. Lithograph, color print created approximately in 1910. Credit: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA .

Faro de Port Said. Ilustración de Blanchard y Anastasi. Fue publicado en L'Illustration Universel, París, 1860

Faro de Port Said. Ilustración de Blanchard y Anastasi. Fue publicado en L'Illustration Universel, París, 1860

Tyndale, Walter (1855-1943) - Below the Cataracts 1907, The guardian of the hareem. #egypt

Tyndale, Walter (1855-1943) - Below the Cataracts 1907, The guardian of the hareem. #egypt

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