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Three women seated on carpet, Bethlehem, c.1898-1946

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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) and drinking coffee. 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

Contributors

G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

Date

c.1898-1946

Type

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

Source

Library of Congress, Matson Collection

Relation

pb_lc_bwo_c19000000-0003aa.tiff

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_bwo_c18980000-0020aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

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