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Document Gazing through the Mashrabeya: Contrasting the representation of Egyptian women in Islamic architecture, British nineteenth-century orientalist art and the writings of Aisha Taymur by Ahmed Shokri

This essay analyses the contrasting artistic representations of Egyptian women in nineteenth-century Cairo, by examining certain examples of...

Cairo, 19th century, Aisha Taymur, Islamic Architecture, British Orientalist, harem, mashrabeya view
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