Abd el-Kader, an Original CDV Photograph, circa 1900
Item Number: 14593
Abd el-Kader was an Algerian religious and military leader who led a struggle against the French colonial invasion in the mid-19th century and founded the Algerian state. He was An Islamic scholar and Sufi who unexpectedly found himself leading a military campaign, he built up a collection of Algerian tribesmen that for many years successfully held out against one of the most advanced armies in Europe. A Vintage Original Carte de visite photograph of Abd el-Kader, circa 1900. Size: 2.5x4", sepia tones. In very good condition.