Sa'ade Family Portrait, Kiev, c.1913
figureposted on 30.05.2019, 15:07 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Ellie Stebbing, Jacob Norris
The image is a digital reproduction of a sepia photograph donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny.
The image is a sepia portrait of the Sa'ade family including Katrina Sa'ade' sitting in the centre of the floor, she looks under 10 years old. This image was taken while the Sa'ades were living in Kiev, working as merchants selling devotional objects. In this image Incula (far left standing) is showcasing one of these crafts. Next to him in the top row is Katrina's father Abdullah, her older sister Jamila, Hana Sa'ade, her mother Mariam and her older brothers Mitri and Saleh. On the bottom row is her older sister Na'me (left), her younger sister Nusa, Katrina, an infant sibling (deceased) and her younger sisters Zina and Liza.
This image exists as part of the Sa'ade Family collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.