Marguerite Kattan and members of her family, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1951

This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph features several members of Victor Giries Kattan’s wife Marguerite Kattan's (nee Mattia Kattan) family. Back Row L-R: Marguerite’s sister Julia Mattia Kattan, Jane Nakhle Kattan, Marguerite’s daughter Jeanette Kattan, Victor’s sister Victoria Mattia Kattan, possibly Dabdoub, Victoria Mattia Kattan’s son Alfred Shukri Kattan, Marguerite’s son Edward Victor Kattan, unknown, and Marguerite Kattan's (nee Mattia Kattan) sister Madeline Mattia Kattan. Children in next row L-R: George Victor Kattan, and Madeline Mattia Kattan’s daughter Hind Jamil Kattan. Row of seated ladies L-R: Emily Kattan (nee Mattia), Marguerite Kattan (nee Mattia Kattan), and Ser Mattias (Lucy Kattan). Next row of children L-R: Mary Nicola Kattan, Tony Shukri Kattan, William Victor Kattan, Jeanne-Marie Jamil Kattan, and Alexander Nakhle Kattan (looking down). Children in foreground L-R: Julia Kattan’s daughter Micheline Michel Dabdoub, and Victoria Mattia Kattan’s son Johnny Shukri Kattan. The photo was most likely taken at Marguerite’s father’s house known as ‘the Seil’ in Beit Jala (بيت جالا), Bethlehem in the early 1950s.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.