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Men at the entrance to the Church of the Nativity, 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.

This photograph shows a group of men standing at the entrance to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem dressed in traditional attire. All the men in the image wear the tarbush, a close-fitting, flat-topped, brimless hat shaped like a truncated cone made of felt and a silk tassel that was popular during the Ottoman period. This is a cropped version of the image held 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 (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-05110 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7043034,35.2053455

Spatial Relation

The Church of the Nativity

Identifier

pb_lc_nch_c19000000-0024aa.tiff, pb_lc_nch_c19000000-0024ab.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

Exports