The women of Algeria

[Algeria - Female costume]. Geiser, Jean. Photographs showing women's traditional dress of Algeria.

Algiers, ca. 1890s.

Albumen prints: 3 cabinet cards (ca. 14 x 10 cm) and 3 cartes-de-visite (ca. 9 x 5 cm, including 1 repeat), all mounted on cardboard, two with Geiser's studio imprint.


A collection of rare portraits by the Algiers-based photographer Jean Geiser (1848-1923) showing Algerian women in traditional dress, both veiled and with uncovered faces.

Occasional light staining, but well preserved.

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