Time for the second instalment in this series. Whilst the previous post focused on Egyptian street life in 1920, this one moves indoors and into the homes of Egyptians in the mid to late 1800's
Coptic Houses, Cairo, ca. 1860. Photographer Wilhelm Hammerschmidt
Old buildings in the Touloun quarter of Cairo. Examples of highly decorated “mashrubiyeh” windows. (Photo by Topical Press Agency Getty Images). Circa 1880
Cairo. Egyptian Home (Interior), ca. 1865
Cairo. Egyptian Home (Interior, Staircase), ca. 1865.
Cairo. Egyptian Home (Interior), ca. 1865