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A family in Bethlehem, c.1898-1914

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posted on 31.05.2019 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 image depicts a family in Bethlehem, dressed in local attire. Various forms of Bethlehem headdress can be seen in the image, from the women's cone-shaped shatweh, to the older men's turbans, to the boy's tarbush.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept., photographer

Contributors

G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

Date

c.1898-1914

Type

1 negative : glass, dry plate ; 10 x 12 in.

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-06814 (digital file from original photo)

Language

English

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_bpe_c18980000-0022aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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