Tag Archives: Orientalism

Furnished via Mail Order from the Oriental Emporium of Keokuk

Description
English: Satirical depiction of a scene from an “oriental” movie. Caption: “The sheiks’ tents look as though they had been furnished via mail order from the Oriental Emporium of Keokuk.”
Date
Source Picture-Play, 1922 (https://archive.org/stream/Picture-playMagazineDec.1922/PicturePlay1222#page/n67/mode/1up)
Author Anonymous illustrator

Jephtha’s Daughter, by J. F. Lewis

Description
English: Jephtha’s Daughter, engraved from a painting by John Frederick Lewis, illustrating Byron’s poem on the story of Jephthah in Judges 11
Date
Source The Gallery of Byron Beauties, 1860 (https://archive.org/stream/galleryofbyronbe01byro#page/n111/mode/1up)
Author John Frederick Lewis, painter; R. A. Artlett, engraver