The Wassah, Cairo
|Title||The Wassah, Cairo|
|Place made||North Africa: Egypt, Cairo|
|Date made||2 January 1918|
|Medium||oil on wood panel|
|Measurement||framed: 39.2 x 31.2 cm; unframed: 30.6 x 22.4 cm|
Depicts a city street with shops and awnings, various figures, and a donkey and a cart. The street is part of the Wassah, the 'red light' district of Cairo, and the scene of several riots in 1915 where the buildings were set on fire and a fireman was assaulted.