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Bethlehem women at home, c.1900-1920

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posted on 31.05.2019 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held within the Library of Congress.

The image features three women sitting on a rug smoking arghileh (water pipe). All the women are wearing the shatweh - the cone-shaped women's headdress unique to Bethlehem. The caption on the negative reads: "Bethlehem women at home".

This image is part of the Bethlehem Women collection within the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

G. Eric and Edith Matson

Contributors

G. Eric and Edith Matson Collection

Date

c.1900-1920

Type

1 negative: glass, dry plate ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.

Source

Library of Congress, G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

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pb_lc_bwo_c18980000-0020aa.tiff

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_bwo_c19000000-0003aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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