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Iron door of the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1900-1920

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posted on 30.01.2020 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress.

The photograph shows a man wearing a tarbush looking through the iron door of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The tarbush is a close-fitting, flat-topped, brimless hat shaped like a truncated cone made of felt and a silk tassel which was popular during the Ottoman period. This is a cropped version of the original image at the Library of Congress.

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

History

Creator

American Colony or Matson Photo Service (Jerusalem). Photo Dept. Photographer

Contributors

American Colony (Jerusalem), Library of Congress

Date

c.1900-1920

Type

1 negative : glass, stereograph, dry plate ; 5 x 7 in.

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-05488 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7043034,35.2053455

Spatial Relation

The Church of the Nativity

Identifier

pb_lc_nch_c19000000-0028aa.tiff, pb_lc_nch_c19000000-0028ab.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

Exports