From the web: “Alive with artisans: Cairo’s al-Darb al-Ahmar district – a photo essay”

“Whatever manufactured items there are in the world,” wrote the Ottoman traveller Evliya Çelebi in 1671, “the poor of Cairo get hold of them, set them out and trade in them.” Nearly 350 years later, this tradition lives on in al-Darb al-Ahmar.

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