Hand-colored photographs of Cairo, 1910

Hand-colored photographs of Cairo, 1910


Police officer

Peddlers at a café in Opera Square

Nahhasein Street

Water carrier


Mitwali Gate (Bawabbat al-Mitwali)


Fruit shop

Pipe shop

Market in the central old town of Cairo, Kahkeyin Alley

Entry of Al-Aqmar Mosque

Qalawun Mosque

At the Fish Market

Prostitutes at the Fish Market
Selling soft drinks in Helwan

Selling watermelons

People attend an Arabic folk festival

Street vendors in Helwan

Two women carrying their children


Village likely close to Cairo

Sudan-merchant in a street Souq

Credit: Österreichisches Volkshochschularchiv / Austrian Archives for Adult Education.