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Sol and Seema David

A portrait of Sol and Seema David

Sales family

A portrait of the Sales family

Sales family 2

A portrait of the Sales family

Sales family 3

A portrait of the Sales family

Mingail family portrait

A portrait of the Mingail family

Four portraits depicting Jewish clothing

Baghdadi elder in Arab dress (top left); Simcha Zachariah, an elite lady from the Baghdadi community at the turn of the 20th century (top right); Early 20th century men and women in traditional costume -- gowans for the women and a frock coat for the gentlemen (bottom left); Arabic style 'wrapper' worn by the older woman and Western clothes for the…

Arabic outfit used by women from the Calcutta Jewish community

Arabic outfit used by women from the Calcutta Jewish community until the turn of the century

Festive 'sidarya' worn by Meir Ezra Musleah

Festive 'sidarya' worn by Meir Ezra Musleah. Pink satin damask with gold brocade (top); Child's 'sidarya' -- pink satin with gold sequins.

Bassous family portrait

Manasseh Bassous is wearing 'dagla' (long coat) and 'fez' (headgear) and his wife Sophie is in a wrapper and 'yazma' (scarf covering her hair). Their children are in European clothes. Back row (L to R) Hannah Bassous, Jospeh Twena, Aaron Bassous, Rachel Bassous. Sitting (L to R) Mozelle Twena, Sophie Bassous, baby Eze Bassous, Manasseh Bassous.…

Typical Baghdadi clothing

Hacham Ezra Dangoor and his wife Habiba dressed in typical Baghdadi style with their two sons, Eliyahu (standing) and Moshe (sitting). Rangoon.