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The Female Slave Market in Constantinople (1 Mar)
From the slave market to the sultan's bedchamber (17 Feb)
Buying a new slave for your harem (4 Feb)
Odalisquian books list now on Odalisques.com (29 Jan)
Edward Lane's descriptions and drawings of female clothing (27 Jan)
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"The Arab Scribe" by J.F. Lewis, 1852
"The Bath" by J.L. Gerome, in the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
"Odalisque" by Max Nonnenbruch
"By order of the sultan" by Antonio Fabres
"Idle Moments" by Frederick Arthur Bridgman, 1875
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"By order of the sultan" by Antonio Fabres

"By order of the sultan" by Antonio Fabres

An odalisque waits after being chosen and prepared for the sultan's pleasure. The slave's naked body has been adorned with gold chains, bangles, and anklets, then draped in a transparent full body veil.

Last modified 25 Nov 14, 8:47 AM by Tanos