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Oriental and occidental, northern and southern portrait types of the Midway plaisance a collection of photographs of individual types of various nations from all parts of the world who represented, in the Department of Ethnology, the manners, customs, dress, religions, music, and other distinctive traits and peculiarities of their race, with interesting and instructive descriptions accompanying each portrait

by F.W. Putnam
Published by N. D. Thompson Publishing, St. Louis, MO
(1894-1895)


Original photo halftones over 125 years old.
Sheet size: approximately 10 x 14 inches • Image sizes about 9.75 x 12 inches
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Please click on the thumbnails below for an enlarged view —
(the sheet is too large to scan entirely, so the margins and text below the photo are not shown).
These prints are over 125 years old, so some minor edge/corner wear is to be expected.
Any tears or major flaws will be mentioned.

Far-Away-Moses (Jew)
Far-Away-Moses (Jew)
$10
Prince Mere Hemcy (Arab)
Prince Mere Hemcy (Arab)
$10
Milhim Ouardy (Syrian)
Milhim Ouardy (Syrian)
Hallad Abdalah (Syrian Bedouin)
Hallad Abdalah (Syrian Bedouin)
$10
Jamelee (Syrian Dancer)
Jamelee (Syrian Dancer)

Mere Alli Harfush (Syrian)
Mere Alli Harfush (Syrian)
$10
Antique prints of famous men and women, portraits, etc.