Christian Maronite of Mount Lebanon, wearing a holster (kuberluk) with two pistols (kuber), a pala kilij sword and a blunderbuss. The Maronites lived under the authority of a Christian Pasha, sent from Constantinople to rule the Jebel-i-Lubnan (Mount Lebanon region). From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873, 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in 1873.
Grecian-Arabian-Persian look with a modern and African touch consisting of shorts, slouchy trousers and kaftan pieces of different shapes and sizes and shawls left the crowd with no jaws in astonishment
Egypt n. 124 Bedouin + n. 142 Arab veiled woman Two orig photos front/back 1870c