The colonial postcard was used to misrepresent the oriental women and enhance the colonial stereotypes in north Africa, women are always seen submissive and easily surrender.
Picturing the Moorish women in their harems unfolds their rebellions and collective engagement in the colonial visual discourse by oppositional look, they use the wall to show their resistance and rejection of colonialism. Powerful moments of women resistance and refuse of submission to the lens of the colonial camera.
"Women behind walls and the subversion of colonial photography,"
Dirassat: Vol. 18
, Article 11.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/dirassat/vol18/iss18/11