Sunday, January 09, 2011

The Singer


Here is a singer from Algeria taken at the beginning of the 20th century. She’s holding a Derbouka – a kind of drum. I enlarged part of the image so that you can see how clear the details are, even the transparency of part of her skirt. If you click on the images you can see them better.

5 comments:

A Lady's Life said...

Very interesting.Too bad its not in color Wonder if the fabric is see through?

Sy's Prints said...

I love the first one

Dirty Butter said...

It's a really beautiful picture!

mark said...

This is such a cool idea. Postcards! I have been using post cards alot and I would love to send you some if you like. Just email me with your info.(mrmysterrio@yahoo.com) Or go to my site http://ultimatemagicshows.com

Anji said...

AladysLife: Perhaps you could get coloured ones. With a magnifying glass you can make our the outline of her foot, perhaps it's muslin

Sy: I like this a lot

DB: I think that the photographers were more like traditional artists then

Mark: That's very kind of you




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