More of the ancient world through Victorian rose-colored glasses. Mostly in Egypt but one in Babylon. Orientalist it was called. British.Edwin Longsden Long, artist. Living from 1829 to 1891, he also did genre scenes.

"Der Heiratsmarkt von Babylon." (Babylonian marriage market)1875.
“Der Heiratsmarkt von Babylon.” 1875. Painting. Collection of the Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Surrey. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edwin_Long_001.jpg
"Love's Labour Lost." No date.
“Love’s Labour Lost.” No date. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edwin_Longsden_Long_-_Love-s_Labour_Lost.jpg
"An Egyptian Feast." No date.
“An Egyptian Feast.” No date. In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/an-egyptian-feast-edwin-longsden-long.html?product=yoga-mat
"The Gods and their Makers." 1878.
“The Gods and their Makers.” 1878. Image © Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum, Burnley, Lancashire / The Bridgeman Art Library. Fair use license. via https://storiesfromthemuseumfloor.wordpress.com/2016/01/15/the-gods-and-their-makers/
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