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Women stood in doorway with child, 1934

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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.

Taken in 1934, the image exists as part of a series produced by John D. Whiting. and G. Eric Matson. Whiting was a member of the American Colony in Jerusalem and worked as a tour guide, businessman, writer, and photographer. The image depicts three women stood in a doorway, to the right hand side stands another woman who looks on towards the three women, as a child clings to her skirt. The master copy of this image is accompanied by the caption: 'Trying to get the picture of one girl', indicating that the photographer had been trying to take a picture of only one of them.

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

History

Creator

John D. Whiting

Contributors

Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting

Date

1934

Type

Digital reproduction of sepia photographic print; image taken from album (176 photographic prints); 26 x 15 cm (album)

Source

Library of Congress. Image taken from album (176 photographic prints); 26 x 15 cm (album)

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_bwo_019340411-0002aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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