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Three Bedouin men, c.1910-1920

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posted on 31.05.2019, 07:44 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The photograph depicts three men, which parallel to the three wise men in the Nativity. Their traditional attire correlates with that of the three wise men in the Bible. The men are Bedouin, which is typically associated with those who historically inhabited the desert regions.

This image exists as part of the Natvity Scenes collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Contributors

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection

Date

c.1910-1920

Type

1 Photographic print

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-USZ62-76257 (digital file from original photo)

Identifier

pb_lc_nat_c19100000-0001aa.jpeg

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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