National Geographic : 1928 Feb
© National Geographic Society NO WHEELED VEHICLE EVER TRAVELED THIS THOROUGHFARE The Arab quarter of Algiers presents a maze of steep, winding streets, some of which ascend so abruptly that they become a series of long, slop ing steps. The houses that line them project outward on wooden struts until the upper stories nearly touch. Autocnromes by(tervais Courtellemont A GAILY BEDECKED DAUGHTER OF THE DESERT She wears the greater part ofher fortune onher person. Silver and gold coins, cleverly linked together, and many artfully worked silver bracelets, necklaces, rings, anklets and headbands, some adorned with coral and turquoise, representher earnings asadancer.